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Russian Silver Basket - Antique Circa 1900

A fine antique Russian silver basket; an addition to our diverse ornamental silverware collection

SKU: A1049
Price: £695.00
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Russian Silver Basket - Antique Circa 1900
Russian Silver Basket - Antique Circa 1900
Russian Silver Basket - Antique Circa 1900
Russian Silver Basket - Antique Circa 1900
Russian Silver Basket - Antique Circa 1900
Russian Silver Basket - Antique Circa 1900
Russian Silver Basket - Antique Circa 1900
Russian Silver Basket - Antique Circa 1900
Russian Silver Basket - Antique Circa 1900
Russian Silver Basket - Antique Circa 1900
Russian Silver Basket - Antique Circa 1900
Russian Silver Basket - Antique Circa 1900
Russian Silver Basket - Antique Circa 1900
Russian Silver Basket - Antique Circa 1900
Russian Silver Basket - Antique Circa 1900
Russian Silver Basket - Antique Circa 1900
Russian Silver Basket - Antique Circa 1900
Russian Silver Basket - Antique Circa 1900
Russian Silver Basket - Antique Circa 1900
Russian Silver Basket - Antique Circa 1900

Description


This fine antique Russian silver basket has a circular rounded form onto a circular collet style spreading foot.


One side of the basket is embellished with bright cut engraved stylised floral and quatrefoil motifs amidst interlacing borders.


The decoration to the body incorporates an oval cartouche displaying the engraved monogram ‘JC’.


The basket retains the original hallmarked plain swing handle.


The hallmarks to this fine Russian basket include:

Maker’s mark: МПП (untraced)

Kokoshnik mark (assayer’s initials): ИЛ (Иван Сергевич Лебедкин, Ivan Sergeyevich Lebedkin - Moscow)

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


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


View the full range of Russian silver available at AC Silver


Condition


This antique Russian basket is a very good gauge of silver, fine quality and in excellent condition.

The engraved decoration is very sharp.

The hallmarks struck to the underside of the base, rim, swing handle and each mount are all clear; the maker’s is partially rubbed but remains legible.


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


Dimensions


Height to top of handle 11.1cm/4.4"

Height to rim 5cm/1.9"

Diameter 9.1cm/3.8"


Weight


3.8 troy ounces/118g


 
 
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Andrew Campbell started trading in Antique Silver in the 1970's. Initially, Andrew lived in the South of England, travelling the country, searching for items of silver to buy. Andrew sold these items at various London markets and antique fairs. Over time, and through selling at a range of venues, Andrew built up a large and diverse customer base from private buyers to national and international trade customers.
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