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A RUSSIAN (IMPERIAL GLASS WORKS) CUT-GLASS DECANTER AND STOPPER FROM A BANQUET SERVICE

19TH CENTURY

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A RUSSIAN (IMPERIAL GLASS WORKS) CUT-GLASS DECANTER AND STOPPER FROM A BANQUET SERVICE
19th century
Of mallet form, with knopped neck, the lobed body centering an enameled gold foil inclusion depicting the crowned initial 'A' on an ermine mantling, probably for Emperor Alexander II of Russia
13 in. (33 cm.) high (2)
Provenance
Sotheby's, London, 15 December 1995, lot 512.
Exhibited
D. Tarshis, Objects of Fantasy: Glass Inclusions of the Nineteenth Century, The Corning Museum of Glass, New York, 2001, p. 152, no. 85.

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