• Russian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 7772

    Russian Art

    1 - 2 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 311

    A Very Rare Clear Glass Etched Tumbler

    BY THE ST PETERSBURG GLASS FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1740

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Very Rare Clear Glass Etched Tumbler
    by the St Petersburg Glass Factory, St Petersburg, circa 1740
    Cylindrical, the body decorated with a naively etched maiden, apparently unmarked
    4 7/8 in. (12.5 cm.) high, 3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm.) diameter


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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the tumbler is Bohemian, circa 1740s and not Russian as stated in the catalogue.