Russian Metal Artworks

Cvered vegatable bowl

    Cvered vegatable bowl

    Russia, St. Petersburg


    Sazikov firm

    Silver; casting, relief chasing, engraving, gilding

    Height 15 cm; diameter 27 cm

    Marks: "САЗИКОВ"; St. Petersburg Assay Administration mark with initials of assay inspector I.Evstigneev, who worked in 1871-1890; date and silver alloy - ИЕ/1870/84; St. Petersburg coat of arms


    Round silver vegetable bowl, gilded inside, with removable lid, on annular cone-shaped base. The bent edge and the lid central part are decorated with embossed stylized palmettas. The bowl and lid are decorated with pearl-shaped strips, meanders, wavy line with asterisks, stylized palmettas, onlay vignettes - one with the Imperial monogram beneath the crown, the other - with mascaron. The lid is topped by the stylized palmette.