Russian Silver Drinks Tray - Antique 1871

GBP 1,495.00

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Object Description

This fine antique Russian silver tray has an oval shaped form.

The surface of the drinks tray is embellished with engraved floral and foliate sprays incorporating eight circular vacant cartouches subdivided by rosette designs.

The ornamentation to the tray encompasses a large vacant circular cartouche.

The raised rounded border is ornamented with applied moulded decoration to the rim.

This impressive Russian silver tray is fitted with a plain rounded hallmarked handle to either end.

The hallmarks struck to the underside of this tray include:

Maker’s mark: Д.И.О (untraced)

Assay mark: A.C *, 1871

Silver quality/purity mark: 84 (84 zolotniks**)

City mark: St George slaying the dragon (Moscow, Russia)

* This assayer could be either Aggey Grigoryevich Svechin or Aleksandr Alekseyevich Smirnov

** 84 zolotniki is equivalent to 875/1000 or .875 standard silver

Dimensions

Length across handles 38.6cm/15.2″

Width 26.3cm/10.4″

Length of surface 30cm/11.8″

Width of surface 23cm/9.1″

Height 2cm/0.8″

Weight

16.3 troy ounces/506g

Object History

Maker: Untraced Maker’s Marks
Date: 1871
Origin: Moscow, Russia

Object Literature

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All items are fully insured and sent at the risk of AC Silver.

Object Condition

This antique tray is a very good gauge of silver, excellent quality and in exceptional condition in keeping with age.

The engraved ornamentation is all very crisp.

The Russian silver hallmarks struck to the underside of the salver, each handle and the surface of the rim are very clear.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of antique silverware.

Object Details

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