2 Russian vases
Lot 216Ω
A pair of Russian amethyst coloured cut glass and gilt bronze amphora vases possibly Imperial Glass Factory, first quarter 20th century
AU$ 60,000 - 90,000
US$ 51,000 - 77,000

Lot Details
A pair of Russian amethyst coloured cut glass and gilt bronze amphora vases
possibly Imperial Glass Factory, first quarter 20th century
the amethyst tinted glass cut with a wide band of zig-zags and raised strawberry diamonds, flanked by a pair of two-layered amethyst and clear glass scroll handles terminating in gilded chased bronze mascarons, supported on square pillar cut base with circular feet 54.5cm high 21" high) (2)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Private Collection, Rome
    Purchased by the present owners' grandparents in 1922 during a trip to Russia, thence by decent.
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