Large RUBY RED, 36 cm high, Cut to clear Overlay / Cased Crystal Vase, RUSSIA
Item: Large VASE FOR FLOWERS, H36 cm, CASED CRYSTAL / CUT TO CLEAR CRYSTAL, RUBY RED. The vase is suitable for both a tall and a wide bouquet, or as a decorative vase due to its stylish shape and relatively large size. The cut pattern of the vase includes elements of so-called "Russian stone cut" where octahedrons cover the entire surface like a pavement. This makes an impression of a very rich cut and is excellent for a light refraction. This is the finest Russian cut to clear overlay/ cased lead crystal, hand-cut and mouth-blown. The vase is actually ruby red (or red wine) colour, not brown-red like in photographs , and much nicer than in photos. Unfortunately, a camera is unable to transfer this noble ruby shade of red. Even more, all cased crystal items look much better in reality than in photos, because photos do not show light playing through overlay and cuts. Material: cased crystal (24% lead oxide) Height: 360 mm (14.2") Diameter: 135 mm (5.3") at rim Brand: Gus Khrustalny, Russia. Gus-Khrustalny Crystal Factory - the Russian market leader in manufacturing of crystal, cased crystal which are rich in decor and cutting, and artistic ware. Gus - Khrustalny is "a pure Russian crystal producer" working with exceptionally Russian raw materials and fuel, and also with only Russian staff. The present level of experts and artistic team training guarantees high quality of produced ware. The products of the factory can be easily distinguished by their beauty, elegance, originality and virtuosity of performance, variety of forms, colour spectrum and decor. The plant was founded in 1756 by a merchant Akim V. In 1857 the Crystal Factory was granted with permission to depict the State Coat of Arms of Russia on the produced items. The plant executed the orders of Tsar's Court and supplied unique crystal products for the Shah of Iran. At the Universal exhibition in Paris in 1900 the Factory has won the highest prize "Grand Prix". New items are in brand new condition. All items are undergone a quality control check at the factory. Common non-damage occurrences can happen during the production of glassware, such as furnace ash, minor internal bubbles. These are not considered damage and are therefore not included in the item's descriptions. Photographs provided form part of the description.
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The item "Large RUBY RED, 36 cm high, Cut to clear Overlay / Cased Crystal Vase, RUSSIA" is in sale since Tuesday, February 23, 2016. This item is in the category "Pottery, Glass\Glass\Crystal\Branded\Other Branded". The seller is "sinchul" and is located in Richmond, South Australia. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- MPN: 501_422501-1
- Material: Lead crystal 24% PbO
- Weight: 2350 g
- Brand / Origin: Gus-Khrustalny, Russia
- Height: 360 mm
- Diameter: 135 mm
- Packaging: only for safe delivery.