18 April 2007
A Cameo Glass Vase
Gus Crystal Works, late 19th century
Of tapering cylindrical form, the opalescent walls decorated with trees with a lake in shades of purple, signed in cameo in Cyrillic 'YU.S.N.M. N-k Gus-Krust' (Yuri Stepanovich Nechayev-Maltsov, heir of Gus'Khrustal'nyy).
16¼ in. (41.3 cm.) high
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For an example of another cameo glass vase made by the Gus Crystal Works, see Exhibition Catalogue, Russian Glass of the 17th-20th Centuries, Corning, New York, 1990, p. 105, no. 60.
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