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The surface of the beaker is embellished with fine and impressive engraved decoration depicting a simplified archway revealing alternating leaf motif and city scenes.
The flared rim of this impressive example of Russian silverware has an applied moulded rim.
The beaker retains the original gilt interior.
The hallmarks to the underside of this antique beaker include:
Maker's Mark: ИЕЗ (IEZ - Israel Eseevich Zakhoder/Израиль Есеевич Заходер)
Assay mark: A.A 1889 (Anatoly Apollonovich Artsybashev/Анатолий Аполлонович Арцыбашев)
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
Diameter of rim 6.1cm/2.4"
Diameter of base 3.5cm/1.4"
1.5 troy ounces/48g
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The engraved decoration is all very crisp.
Full hallmarks struck to the underside are all very clear.
Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of antique Russian silverware.
Origin: Moscow, Russia
|Height||7.10 cm||(2.80 inches)|
35B St Georges Terrace
Tyne & Wear