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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

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

The body of this Russian silver basket is embellished with bright cut engraved stylised floral and rosette motifs amidst foliate ornamentation.

The decoration to the body incorporates an oval cartouche displaying the engraved initials 'TC'.

The upper rim is encircled with an applied interlacing border.

The basket retains the original hallmarked plain swing handle.

The hallmarks to this fine Russian basket include:

Maker's mark: Untraced

Kokoshnik mark: Ivan Sergeyevich Lebedkin (Moscow)

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

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

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Maker: Untraced Maker's Mark

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, foot, swing handle and each handle 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.

Height to top of handle 11.1cm/4.4"

Height to rim 5cm/1.9"

Diameter 9.1cm/3.8"

3.8 troy ounces/118g

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