Lot 240. Rare carafe of Empress Catherine I of Russia

Starting price: € 4 800
Auction date: 02.09.2017   13:00 UTC +02:00
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Lot 240 | Rare carafe of Empress Catherine I of Russia
Slightly grey-tinged glass. Cube-shaped body, rounded shoulder, the faceted cylindrical neck. Cut, partly. geblänkter decor from the mono-size "EA" (for Empress Catherine I./Yekaterina I Alekseyevna v. Russia) with Imperial crown, flanked by branches and butterflies. At the neck is ornamental edging, gilded the edge of the lips. Ground Floor Rosette. Old Inventory No. "A 1168". H. 14 cm.
The carafe comes from a Service tsarina Catherine I (1684-1727), second wife of Peter the Great, since in 1725, Czarina. Due to the short reign of the objects with your monogram are very rare.
Lieutenant of information of the previous owner in the 1920s, it was purchased in one of the so-called "Russian auctions" in Lepke's Kunst-auction-Haus in Berlin.
A rare cut and engraved bottle with the crowned cypher monogram of Empress Catherine I of Russia. Old inventory no. on the bottom.
Russia. St. Petersburg. To 1725-1727.

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