Antique Circa 1900 Russian Silver Basket
Antique Circa 1900 Russian Silver Basket
Antique Circa 1900 Russian Silver Basket
Antique Circa 1900 Russian Silver Basket
Antique Circa 1900 Russian Silver Basket
Antique Circa 1900 Russian Silver Basket
Antique Circa 1900 Russian Silver Basket
Antique Circa 1900 Russian Silver Basket
Antique Circa 1900 Russian Silver Basket

Antique Circa 1900 Russian Silver Basket

c. 1900 Moscow, Russia

Offered by AC Silver

£495 gbp
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This fine antique Russian silver basket has a circular rounded form onto a circular collet style spreading foot.

One side of the basket is embellished with bright cut engraved stylised floral and quatrefoil motifs amidst interlacing borders.

The decoration to the body incorporates an oval cartouche displaying the engraved monogram ‘JC’.

The basket retains the original hallmarked plain swing handle.

The hallmarks to this fine Russian basket include:

Maker’s mark: МПП (untraced)

Kokoshnik mark (assayer’s initials): ИЛ (Иван Сергевич Лебедкин, Ivan Sergeyevich Lebedkin - Moscow)

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

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

Dimensions

Height to top of handle 11.1cm/4.4"

Height to rim 5cm/1.9"

Diameter 9.1cm/3.8"

Weight

3.8 troy ounces/118g


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This antique Russian silver basket is a very good gauge of silver, fine quality and in excellent condition.

The engraved decoration is very sharp.

Hallmarks struck to the underside, rim, swing handle and mounts are all clear apart from the maker's mark which is partially rubbed.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this item.
Maker: Maker's Mark МПП (Untraced)

Origin: Moscow, Russia

Date: Circa 1900
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A1049 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Dimensions
Height 5.00 cm (1.97 inches)
Weight 3.80oz t (118.18g)
Stock Code
A1049
Medium
A fine antique Russian silver basket; an addition to our diverse ornamental silverware collection
Signed/Inscribed
The hallmarks struck to the underside of the base, rim, swing handle and each mount are all clear; the maker’s is partially rubbed but remains legible.
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