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Russian Silver & Niello Enamel Beaker - Antique 1839

An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Russian niello enamel and silver beaker; an addition to our range of drinks related silverware

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Russian Silver & Niello Enamel Beaker - Antique 1839
Russian Silver & Niello Enamel Beaker - Antique 1839
Russian Silver & Niello Enamel Beaker - Antique 1839
Russian Silver & Niello Enamel Beaker - Antique 1839
Russian Silver & Niello Enamel Beaker - Antique 1839
Russian Silver & Niello Enamel Beaker - Antique 1839
Russian Silver & Niello Enamel Beaker - Antique 1839
Russian Silver & Niello Enamel Beaker - Antique 1839
Russian Silver & Niello Enamel Beaker - Antique 1839
Russian Silver & Niello Enamel Beaker - Antique 1839
Russian Silver & Niello Enamel Beaker - Antique 1839
Russian Silver & Niello Enamel Beaker - Antique 1839
Russian Silver & Niello Enamel Beaker - Antique 1839
Russian Silver & Niello Enamel Beaker - Antique 1839
Russian Silver & Niello Enamel Beaker - Antique 1839
Russian Silver & Niello Enamel Beaker - Antique 1839
Russian Silver & Niello Enamel Beaker - Antique 1839
Russian Silver & Niello Enamel Beaker - Antique 1839
Russian Silver & Niello Enamel Beaker - Antique 1839
Russian Silver & Niello Enamel Beaker - Antique 1839
Russian Silver & Niello Enamel Beaker - Antique 1839
Russian Silver & Niello Enamel Beaker - Antique 1839
Russian Silver & Niello Enamel Beaker - Antique 1839
Russian Silver & Niello Enamel Beaker - Antique 1839
Russian Silver & Niello Enamel Beaker - Antique 1839
Russian Silver & Niello Enamel Beaker - Antique 1839

Description


This antique Russian silver beaker has a tapering cylindrical form with a flared rim.


The body of this antique beaker is embellished with niello enamel symmetrical scrolling leaf ornamentation accented with floral motifs.


The ornamentation to the surface of the beaker incorporates two circular cartouches; one side is illustrated with a soldier in a grand military uniform on horseback and the other features a decorative ship with elevated sails, each with city scenes to the background.


The upper and lower portions of the body are encompassed with bands of niello enamel decorated borders.


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

Maker's Mark: AK (Alexander Nordert Gotkovski/Александр Нордерт Готковский)

Assay mark: Н. Д 1839 (Nikolay Dubrovin/Николай Дубровин)

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

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


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


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Date: 1839

Condition


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

The niello enamel is in perfect condition.

Russian hallmarks 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 7.3cm/2.9"

Diameter of base 5.5cm/2.2"

Height 8.4cm/3.3"


Weight


4.1 troy ounces/127g


 
 
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Andrew Campbell started trading in antiques during the 1970s. 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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