Tea Cup Holder

c. 1908–1917
(Russian, 1842–1918)
Handle: 7.6 cm (3 in.)
Location: 211 Fabergé
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In Russia, tea has been served in glasses since the eighteenth century.

Description

This holder and its glass are likely from a larger set. It is an excellent example of Fabergé’s ability to imbue objects of everyday use with exceptional artistry. The holder features elegant scroll motifs forming two horizontal bands and a handle, an ingenious take on the French ornamental style of the mid-eighteenth century.
Tea Cup Holder

Tea Cup Holder

c. 1908–1917

House of Fabergé

(Russian, 1842–1918)
Russian

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