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Russian Niello Enamel Beaker
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Russian Silver Gilt and Niello Enamel Beaker - Antique 1827


An exceptional, fine and impressive Russian silver gilt and niello enamel beaker; an addition to our Russian silverware collection

SKU C2120

This exceptional antique Russian silver gilt beaker has a cylindrical, tapering form.

The surface of this antique beaker is embellished with a fine niello enamel scene depicting a structural rooftop skyline behind a towered brick wall, incorporating cloud designs on the matte textured upper portion.

The ornamentation to the beaker is flanked with two opposing chevron style borders.

The upper rim of the beaker is encircled with an applied moulded border.

The hallmarks struck to the beaker include:

Maker's mark: AW  (Andrey Shikhin, Tver)

Assay mark: HA, 1827 (Nikolay Dubrovin)

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

City mark: St George slaying the dragon (Moscow, Russia)

The surface and interior of this exceptional example of antique silverware retains the original gilding.

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

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Maker: Andrey Shikhin

Date: 1827

This antique Russian Niello enamel beaker is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The Russian hallmarks struck to the underside and surface of the beaker are all very clear.

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

Diameter of rim 5.5cm/2.2"

Height 6.5cm/2.6"

2 troy ounces/62.7g

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