Russian Metal Artworks



    Russia, Moscow

    last quarter of the 19th century

    Ovchinnikov factory

    Crystal, silver; faceting, casting, chasing,

    Height 39.5 cm

    Marks: "П.ОВЧИННИКОВЪ"; double-headed eagle; Moscow city coat of arms; tee and certificate mark of Moscow District Assay department of the Soviet period


    Crystal vase in the form of a round plate, faceted, on the Russian style silver stand.  The base is comprised of  a stand and ornately shaped socle. The stand is made as a baluster with foliate pattern and with peasant's utensils that is leaning against it. A sculptural figurine of standing upright peasant-woman with jug is on the other side. Ornately shaped socle on four feet is decorated with binders,  pearl-shaped details belt and medallions framed by stylized leaves.