Russian Silver Gilt and Polychrome Cloisonné Enamel Vodka Cup / Beaker - Antique Circa 1905

GBP 1,195.00

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Object Description

An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Russian silver and polychrome cloisonné enamel vodka cup / beaker; an addition to our range of drinks related silverware.

This exceptional antique Russian silver gilt vodka cup/beaker has a cylindrical form to a plain collet style base.

The surface of this Russian small beaker is embellished with fine and impressive cloisonné scrolling foliate designs amidst bands of bead decoration using various tones of blue, red and white sections of polychrome enamel, all on a matte gilded background.

The enamel designs are encompassed with applied silver paralleling rope twist ornamentation.

The upper rim of this impressive cup is encompassed with an applied moulded border above a band of ribbed ornamentation.

The anterior and interior surfaces of this impressive tot/cup retain the original gilding.

The hallmarks to the underside of this Russian silver vodka cup include:

Maker’s mark: BA (untraced)

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

Kokoshnik Mark: ил (Иван Сергеевич Лебедкин/Ivan Sergeyevich Lebedkin, Moscow)

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

Dimensions
Diameter of rim 4.3cm/1.7″

Diameter of foot 3.4cm/1.3″

Height 5.2cm/2″

Weight
1.8 troy ounces/55.7g

Object History

Maker: Untraced Maker’s Marks
Date: Circa 1905
Origin: Moscow, Russia

Object Literature

Complimentary Insurance valuation is provided upon purchase.

Object Condition

This Russian vodka cup is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The enamel is in perfect condition.

Full hallmarks struck to the underside are all clear in keeping with age.

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

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