A RARE antique glass from the service of the Imperial yacht of Nicholas II THE STANDARD ( ШТАНДАРТ)
Imperial Porcelain and Glass Factory in St. Petersburg, period of Nicholas II.
Height 3 5/8 in. (9,7 cm)
The glass is engraved with the Russian Imperial Standard – a double headed eagle holding in its beaks and talons four maps,
signifying Russian sovereignty over the Baltic, Black, Caspian and White seas.
Identical glasses are illustrated in Russian Imperial Yachts late XVII – early XX century, page 211.