Russian; Saint Petersburg
Cut glass; 2 11/16 x 2 1/8 in. (6.8 x 5.4 cm)
Funds from various donors, 1999 (1999.525)
Grand Duchess Maria Feodorovna (17591828) cut this glass cameo with bust-length portraits of her husband and herself à l'antique. The piece is signed and dated Maria F.[ecit]/21 April 1791. Glass cutting was among the favorite leisure pursuits of the future empress.