AN EMPRESS ELIZABETH GLASS GOBLET

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1741-1762

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On a circular moulded foot, with a faceted baluster stem, the conical bowl with a faceted base, etched on one side with the imperial double-headed eagle enclosing the cypher E P for Elizaveta Petrovna, the other side etched with standards and war trophies This goblet is said to have belonged to Princess Ekaterina Mikhailovna Yurievskaya, nee Dolgorukaya, the morganatic wife of Tsar Alexander II