Russian Metal Artworks

Biscuit (nuts) bowl

    Biscuit (nuts) bowl

    Russia, St. Petersburg


    Fabergé firm, Rappoport workshop

    Silver; casting, chasing, gilding

    15.5 х 10.5 х 10.2 cm

    Marks: "ФАБЕРЖЕ"; two-headed eagle; "I.P."; tee of St. Petersburg Assay office 1899-1908 with alloy number "88"; tee of Moscow Assay office 1927-1958 with alloy number "916"; "МЮР5" (restoration mark of the Soviet era)


    Silver biscuit bowl, gilded inside, in the form of a flat shell shuck, on three cast feet-shells, with a handle in the form of a cast figure of Cupid with a bunch of grapes in his hand, sitting on the ball. The bowl is made in the Historicism style