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SOLD - Russian Silver Gilt and Polychrome Cloisonné Enamel Cup and Saucer - Vintage Circa 1970

An exceptional, fine and impressive vintage Russian silver and polychrome cloisonné enamel cup and saucer; an addition to our range of drinks related silverware

SKU: A4330
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SOLD - Russian Silver Gilt and Polychrome Cloisonné Enamel Cup and Saucer - Vintage Circa 1970
SOLD - Russian Silver Gilt and Polychrome Cloisonné Enamel Cup and Saucer - Vintage Circa 1970

Description


This exceptional vintage Russian silver gilt cup and saucer set has a circular rounded form onto a circular spreading pedetal base.


The surface of both the cup and saucer is embellished with fine and impressive cloisonné stemmed foliate and floral designs using various tones of blue and green accented with paralleling bands of white enamel circular motifs.


The enamel segments are encompassed with delicate applied silver gilt paralleling rope twist ornamentation.


The cup is fitted with an impressive narrow loop style handle accented with circular blue enamel motifs to the anterior of the handpice.


The hallmarks to the underside of this piece include:

Maker's Mark: ЛЮБ

Soviet silver mark: Hammer and sickle star emblem

Assay mark: Л (Leningrad*)

Silver quality/purity mark: 916 (916/1000)


* The modern day city name of Lenigrad is St. Petersburg.


Condition


This vintage cup and saucer set is a very good gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in excellent condition.

There are a few minor surface blemishes and uneven wear of the gilding to the underside of the saucer.

The enamel is in perfect condition.

Full hallmarks struck to the underside of each piece are all very clear.


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


Dimensions


Cup

Length from back of handle to rim 11cm/4.3"

Diameter 8.2cm/3.2"

Height to top of handle 8cm/3.1"


Saucer

Diameter 13cm/5.1"


 
 
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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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