Great Britain (ceramics). Russia (setting and base), St. Petersburg (setting and base)
Late 19th century
C.Faberge's firm; S. Vyakev silverware workshop (setting and base)
Ceramics, glaze, silver; casting, punch work, milling
Height 14.3 cm
Marks on the setting: "K.FABERGE", "SW"; double-headed eagle "88", emblem of St.Petersburg; инв No "1874" (?)
Pot-shaped ceramic vase covered with mossy glaze, on silver base with four feet and silver setting of the crown, in the Historism style. Sheep hooves-shaped feet, completed with the décor of the stylized acanthus leaves and flower rosettes. The circular base is decorated with grooving. The vase circular setting is made as stylised Lictor's rods with twisted ribbons.