Russian Metal Artworks

Vase for flowers

    Vase for flowers

    Russia, Moscow

    Khlebnikov factory

    Crystal, silver; faceting, casting, forge-rolling

    Height 23.2 cm

    Marks: “ХЛЕБНИКОВЪ"; double-headed eagle; identification mark of Moscow District Assay Administration of 1908-1917 with alloy number “84”


    Cone-shaped crystal vase with the expanding eck - “bud” with scalloped edge, faceted with multi-beam stars, notches and "brilliant cut", decorated with silver handles and onlay stripe with curly edges in the Neoclassical style. The stripe is decorated with forge-rolled vignettes,  garlands, bows, ribbons and curls. Two ornately shaped handles are decorated with palmettas, rosettes, pearl-shaped beads, stylized acanthus leaves are on the stripe.