A Pair of Imperial Russian Wine Glasses

Item Lot Number: 4

A Pair of Imperial Russian Wine Glasses, mid 19th century, from the service made for Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich, the ovoid bowls engraved with a crowned monogram and fruiting vine in oval panels on an octagonal baluster stem and circular foot, 14.5cm high See illustration

These glasses are from a service recorded as being made for Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich, son of Nicholas I, Emperor of Russia

Provenance: Given to a Lancashire engineer whilst on a trade mission to Russia in the 1920s, and thence by descent

Estimate: £3000-5000

NOT SOLD
Condition Report:
Both feet with very tiny flake to edge, almost invisible, and with very minor surface scratching. 170317