The wine set includes a bottle (shtof) and 2 wine glasses. The egg-shaped shtof is made of cobalt glass which came into vogue under Catherine the Great. The vessel is decorated with masterly cut image of St George, the great Christian martyr, who is slaying a dragon. The walls of the shtof and wine glasses are covered with a cut design. The Empress gave such sets to her courtiers emphasizing in this way her favor.
- Cobalt and colorless glass; blown, hand-engraved
- H. 9 3/8 in (24 cm)
- D. 3 7/8 in (10 cm)
- Weight: 0,971 kg