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Russian Silver Beaker - Antique 1777

A fine antique Russian silver beaker; part of our collectable Russian silverware collection

SKU: A2320
Price: £1,295.00
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Russian Silver Beaker - Antique 1777
Russian Silver Beaker - Antique 1777
Russian Silver Beaker - Antique 1777
Russian Silver Beaker - Antique 1777
Russian Silver Beaker - Antique 1777
Russian Silver Beaker - Antique 1777
Russian Silver Beaker - Antique 1777
Russian Silver Beaker - Antique 1777
Russian Silver Beaker - Antique 1777
Russian Silver Beaker - Antique 1777
Russian Silver Beaker - Antique 1777
Russian Silver Beaker - Antique 1777
Russian Silver Beaker - Antique 1777
Russian Silver Beaker - Antique 1777
Russian Silver Beaker - Antique 1777
Russian Silver Beaker - Antique 1777
Russian Silver Beaker - Antique 1777
Russian Silver Beaker - Antique 1777
Russian Silver Beaker - Antique 1777
Russian Silver Beaker - Antique 1777

Description


This antique Russian silver beaker has a tapering cylindrical form.


The upper body of this antique beaker is embellished with engraved floral and foliate festoon decoration accented with three circular cartouches.


Each cartouche is encompassed with a wheat ear style wreath border accented with a ribbon tie to the lower portion.


The engraved stylised scene to each cartouche include: a man in a field with two sheep, a lounging man releasing a bird from a cage and a male character reclining.


The lower portion of this antique beaker is encircled with a band of bright cut engraved styled tied wreath decoration.


This Russian beaker retains the original gilt interior.


The underside of the beaker bears 'zig zag' lines created by the assay master to test the silver content.


The hallmarks struck to the underside of this fine antique beaker include:

Maker’s Mark: A.P

City Mark: St George slaying the dragon, 1777 (Moscow)


Read a brief history of silver beakers


Date: 1777

Condition


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

The engraved decoration is very crisp.

Full hallmarks including the city mark, maker’s mark and assay scrapes 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 Russian silverware.


Dimensions


Diameter of rim 6.1cm/2.3"

Diameter of base 5cm/1.9"

Height 8.2cm/3.25"


Weight


3.3 troy ounces/104g


 
 
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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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