Russian Metal Artworks

Tray with snake-shaped handles

    Tray with snake-shaped handles

    Russia, St. Petersburg

    the 1890's

    Eric Collin gold and silverware workshop, Fabergé firm

    Silver, jade, rubies; casting, carving, polishing

    3.5 x 11.5 x 4.6 cm

    Marks: “EK”; St. Petersburg district assay office with silver alloy "84"; Inv. No. “47069”


    Jade oval tray with two silver handles on a silver base. The body of the tray is smooth and free of decor; handles are made in the form of snakes, the heads of which are decorated with inserts of rubies-cabochons.