BLUE CRYSTAL TSAR GLASS BACCARAT :
BLUE CRYSTAL TSAR GLASS BACCARAT : Created for Tsar Nicholas II, this amazing glass requires lot of work. Overlaid in coloured crystal with a high stem, a scalloped base, and diamond and palm leaf decorations. Height : 36,5 cm.
- A few years after the travel in Paris of Nicolas II in 1896, an exceptional service, clear crystal glasses doubled by colored crystal, is specially drawn for Tsar, in its honor "service du Tsar ", it consists of a water glass, of a wineglass, a champagne glass, in which is specially added a glass to vodka. Remarkable by its very high leg, its scalloped foot and its decoration in rich size in " points of diamond and palmettes ", the Service of the Tsar, is quickly adopted by the whole imperial court.
- Six different color, him red ruby being reserved in the table of the Tsar.
- Among the orders of the circle of acquaintances close to Nicolas II, we count in particular that of the colonel of Tschémerzine in Saint-Petersburg, dated August 20th, 1909, the archives of the factory of which preserve the track. It is most probably about Alexandre Tshémerzine, officer of the imperial army, who is made knight of the order of Saint Alexandre Nevski in the same date.
The service " of the Tsar " is still made by the house BACCARAT, where it is the object of special orders. MLM. The crystal factory of Baccarat and the court of the Tsar of Russia maintain a privileged relation, since the second half of the XIXth century, date to which the Russian nobility shows a real craze for the French-style lifestyle.
- The house Vessière Cristaux, the 4th generation situated in Baccarat, offers you the great classics of the crystal, such as you the Harcourt service from Baccarat, vases Bacchantes Lalique, or still crystal pastas from Daum. An after sale service open 24/7, insurance for you package, non VAT for non european customers.