Russian Silver Gilt and Niello Enamel Beaker - Antique 1827

GBP 1,795.00

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Object Description

An exceptional, fine and impressive Russian silver gilt and niello enamel beaker; an addition to our Russian silverware collection.

This exceptional antique Russian silver gilt beaker has a plain cylindrical, tapering form.

The surface of this antique beaker is embellished with a fine niello enamel scene depicting a simplified skyline incorporating cloud designs and flanked between two opposing chevron style borders.

The upper rim of the beaker is encircled with applied moulded borders.

The hallmarks struck to the underside of this beaker include:

Maker’s mark: АШ (Andrey Shikhin / Андрей Шихин, Tver)

Assay mark: НД, 1827 (Nikolay Dubrovin/Николай Дубровин)

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

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

The surface and interior of this exceptional example of antique silverware retains the original gilding.

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

Dimensions
Diameter of rim 5.5cm/2.2″

Height 6.5cm/2.6″

Weight
2 troy ounces/62.7g

Object History

Maker: Andrey Shikhin
Date: 1827
Origin: Moscow, Russia

Object Condition

This antique Russian Niello enamel beaker is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The Russian hallmarks struck to the underside of the beaker are all very clear.

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

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