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A RARE CUT AND ENGRAVED GLASS PART SERVICE FOR THE ROMANOV TERCENTENARY
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A RARE CUT AND ENGRAVED GLASS PART SERVICE FOR THE ROMANOV TERCENTENARY

BY THE IMPERIAL GLASS WORKS, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF NICHOLAS II, 1912-1916

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A RARE CUT AND ENGRAVED GLASS PART SERVICE FOR THE ROMANOV TERCENTENARY
BY THE IMPERIAL GLASS WORKS, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF NICHOLAS II, 1912-1916
Comprising one tapering decanter, two large goblets of conical shape, nine tapering cylindrical goblets of medium size, and three tapering cylindrical small goblets; the goblets on a faceted baluster stem and spreading foot, all engraved and gilt with the Imperial crowned cypher of Emperor Nicholas II within a trophy of arms, the reverse with black and gilt crowned Imperial double-headed eagle flanked by floral sprays, ten marked under bases
12 in. (31 cm.) high and smaller
Provenance
Mikhail Alexeyevich Sergeev (1888-1965), scientist and economist, one of the first commissars of the State Bank of the USSR.
Acquired from the estate of the above by the parents of the present owner.

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Engraved by Lavr Orlovsky, this service is believed to have been commissioned for the tercentenary of the Romanov dynasty in 1913 and later used at the Winter Palace and Tsarskoe Selo. It is rare to see such a complete set from this service.

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