An impressive Tula silver gilt service
An impressive Tula silver gilt service
An impressive Tula silver gilt service
An impressive Tula silver gilt service
An impressive Tula silver gilt service
An impressive Tula silver gilt service
An impressive Tula silver gilt service
An impressive Tula silver gilt service
An impressive Tula silver gilt service
An impressive Tula silver gilt service
An impressive Tula silver gilt service
An impressive Tula silver gilt service

An impressive Tula silver gilt service

19th century Russia

Offered by Mayfair Gallery Ltd.

£4,800 gbp
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The finely wrought 18 piece parcel gilt service, decorated with Russian rinceau motifs in the Niello technique
Teapot height 10.5cm, width 17.5cm
Weight 1770 gr

The Niello technique dates to the time of the ancient Egyptians, who are credited with its creation. Spreading throughout Europe during the Iron Age, it was widely used as a decorative technique in the Renaissance period. In 19th and 20th century Russia, Niello works were crafted in the town of Tula, leading to the term "Tula silver".
Dimensions
Height 10.50 cm (4.13 inches)
Width 17.50 cm (6.89 inches)
Weight 1770.00g (56.91oz t)
Stock Code
8266
Medium
Silver gilt
Mayfair Gallery Ltd.

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