Russian Imperial Ruby Red Glass Icon-lamp
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Russian Imperial Ruby Red Glass Icon-lamp:
Russian Antique Imperial Ruby glass icon-lamp Russian Antique (1902) Imperial Ruby glass icon-lamp (Lampadka) This Icon-lamp was a gift from the Imperial family to loyalists of the Russian monarchy.
It was given as a gift, by members of the Imperial family, especially the Empress, and Grand Duchess when visiting hospitals, schools and charitable institutions.
This icon-lamp was a gift given on behalf of the Russian Empress, and included her initials. It was presented in person by Her Majesty-
Empress Maria Feodorovna Romanoff ('Dagmar of Denmark' - widow of Emperor Alexander III, mother of the last Russian Emperor Nicolas II).
Antique 1902 Russian Icon Ruby glass oil icon-lamp (lampadka) used to light the icons.
Ruby glass with decorative ornaments and three knobs for hanging chains.Includes metal chain and brass (suspended plinth) hanging hook.
Rare item from Imperial Russia
Material: Ruby red glass, with outside the glass ornamentation. iron chain with brass plinth.
Diameter: 9 3/4 inches (25 cm)
Markings: inscription inside the lamp-pressed block lettering sign (in Russian):
"From M.F. (Impress Maria Feodorovna Romanoff)*1902*for 10 years *" "Отъ М.Ф. 1902. на 10 летъ*
Made at the Imperial Glass Factory in St Petersburg, period of Czar Nicholas II.
Condition: Showing light long-term corrosion and patina on the brass, as expected due to use and age. Ruby red glass in excellent condition.
No chips, cracks, repairs or restoration.
Overall length with chain: 44cm (17 3/8 inches)
Red ruby glass height: 9.5 cm. (3 3/4 inches")
Diameter of the icon-lamp: 9 cm. (3 1/2 inches)
Weight: 235 grams (8 1/4 Oz)
400 years Anniversary of the Romanoff Dynasty
The icon is not for sale
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