Russian Metal Artworks

Desktop notepad

    Desktop notepad

    Russia, Moscow


    Ovchinnikov factory

    Silver, cloth, onyx; chiselling, engraving, gilding

    23.2 х 13.4 сm

    Marks; "П.О", "ОВЧИННИКОВЪ"; double-headed eagle; Moscow District Assay office mark of 1908-1917, silver alloy "84"

    Desktop notepad in the Neo Russian style. The pad's rectangular-shaped base is made of onyx. The top hinged cover is silver. In its centre, the cover features the owner's monogram “IB” in Cyrillic and date 27.III.1918. An authentic paper block with gilt edges is inside.