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Swallowtail vase

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The vase Swallowtail is a striking example of crystal’s magnificent properties: transparency, purity and iridescent sparkling of diamond cutting. The vase got its name thanks to an unusual shape, carved edges and intense pattern which imitates the coloration of the wings of a butterfly. This vase is multifunctional. The classical Russian jewel decorates the vase Swallowtail and represents old-age traditions of Maltsov’s glassmakers.

This item is perfect not only for decorating of a festive table but also for any interior design.

history

creation collection The Palace
Maltsov crystal has always distinguished itself for its high artistic merits, strict harmony of forms and decors, purity of materials, perfect quality of finishing. Its characteristic feature is a special faceting stile, elaborated in the life years of the factory. These qualities were highly appreciated by the Tsars. As far back as in the 18th century the founder of the Maltsov dynasty Vasily was entrusted with a task to manufacture different items to lay the Tsar's table. A hundred years later Maltsov crystal decorated the daily and festive table of the Tsar's residences: in the Winter palace, in Tsarskoe Selo, on Yelagin island, in Gatchina and in Krasnoe Selo.