Beauty-Spot Box. Gold, lapis lazuli, rock crystal and glass; chased, engraved and polished. 2x6x5.2 cm Russia. St Petersburg. Mid-18th century Source of Entry: Imperial Gallery of Objects of Great Value. Before 1859
The Dormition Cathedral in Omsk is one of the largest churches in Siberia. Its fanciful design of many shapes and colors utilizes a plethora of elements from the Russian and Byzantine medieval architectural vocabulary. The main square of Omsk takes its name from the cathedral. Omsk. Russia.
A NEAR PAIR OF RUSSIAN ORMOLU-MOUNTED CUT-GLASS AND PATINATED METAL VASES<br />SECOND QUARTER 19TH CENTURY, MINOR DIFFERENCES TO GLASS BODIES <br />Each with a lid with a vase finial above a pierced frieze with masks, on a later pierced circular base and further square plinth, very slight height differences, one glass lid restored<br />18½ in. (47 cm.) high, 7½ in. (19 cm.) wide (2)<br />
A PAIR OF RUSSIAN ORMOLU AND AMETHYST CUT-GLASS VASES <br />CIRCA 1840-1850 <br />Each with spirally decorated ovoid body supported by maiden-headed monopodia with paw feet, on a concave-sided plinth<br />7½ in. (19 cm.) high (2)<br />