Antique Pair of Russian Silver Egg Cups
Antique Pair of Russian Silver Egg Cups
Antique Pair of Russian Silver Egg Cups
Antique Pair of Russian Silver Egg Cups
Antique Pair of Russian Silver Egg Cups
Antique Pair of Russian Silver Egg Cups
Antique Pair of Russian Silver Egg Cups
Antique Pair of Russian Silver Egg Cups
Antique Pair of Russian Silver Egg Cups
Antique Pair of Russian Silver Egg Cups

Antique Pair of Russian Silver Egg Cups

c. 1905 Russia

Offered by AC Silver

£1,295 gbp
Request Information Call Dealer
Listing Information
Views
73
Enquiries
0
Favourites
0
These exceptional antique Russian silver egg cups have a circular rounded form to a swept pedestal foot.

The body of each egg cup is embellished with exceptional embossed scrolling leaf and floral decoration accented with a shaped leaf textured background.

The pedestal foot of each piece is embellished with further scrolling leaf designs, incorporating a matte background.

This antique Russian egg cups screw fit together to conjoin and form an ovoid shape.

One egg cup retains the original gilding to the interior underside of the pedestal foot.

The hallmarks to these antique Russian egg cups include:

Kokoshnik mark: C* (Aleksandr Nikolaievitch Snarsky/Александр Николаевич Снарский)

Silver quality/purity mark: 900, 84 (84 zolotniks**)

* This variation of the Kokoshnik import mark was used from 1899-1908, determining the date of this piece as circa 1905.

** The country of origin hallmarked each piece with the standard mark 900 and once imported into Russia the silver purity was tested and hallmarks struck reaffirming the silver is a minimum of 84 zolotniki; this is equivalent to 875/1000 or .875 standard silver.

Dimensions

Height 12.2cm/4.8"
Height of cup including screw fit sleeve 7.1cm/2.8"
Height of covering cup 6.2cm/2.4"
Diameter of rim 4.2cm/1.7"
Diameter of foot 3.5cm/1.4"

Total Weight

2.3 troy ounces/72.2g


View video (simply copy and paste the below URL into your browser)

ITEM VIDEO URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jNvL30Cmcew


WORLDWIDE POSTAGE/SHIPPING
FREE OF CHARGE to all customers - including national and international deliveries.
Dispatch is either the same or next working day once a payment is received.
INSURANCE IN TRANSIT
Insurance cover is provided FREE OF CHARGE for items up to the value of £30,000.
All items are fully insured and sent at the risk of AC Silver.
These Russian silver egg cups are an excellent gauge for their type of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition.

The embossed decoration is very sharp.

The hallmarks struck to the surface to the foot of one egg cup and body of the other are very clear.


Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of these Russian egg cups.
Maker: Untraced Maker's Marks

Date: Circa 1905

Origin: Russia
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A9062 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Dimensions
Height 12.20 cm (4.80 inches)
Diameter 4.20 cm (1.65 inches)
Weight 2.30oz t (71.53g)
Stock Code
A9062
Medium
An exceptional, fine and impressive pair of antique Russian silver egg cups; an addition to our silver cruet and condiment collection
Signed/Inscribed
The hallmarks struck to the surface to the foot of one egg cup and body of the other are very clear.
AC Silver

AC Silver
35B St Georges Terrace
Jesmond
Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Tyne & Wear
NE2 2SU

Contact Details
+44 (0)191 240 2645
-
+44 (0)7836 286218
-
Email Dealer More Contact Details
Opening Hours
Contacts
View Dealer Location
Member Since 2013
Members of
View Full Details