Russian Metal Artworks

Desktop pad

    Desktop pad

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