Russian Empire, Moscow
N. Strulev silverware workshop
Silver, crystal; casting, faceting, chasing, forge-rolling
Height 28 cm
Marks: “НС”; certification mark of Moscow District Assay Department of 1908-1917; alloy “84”
Biconic crystal vase, faceted with geometric pattern, featuring a multi-ray rosette, with silver-rimmed neck with two curly handles in the Historism style. Ring-shaped rim is adorned with embossed ornament comprised of horn of Amalthea and garlands with ribbons. Horn of Amalthea shaped handles with stylized Lictor's rods and interwoven ribbons in the center that segueway in the heads of griffons holding wreaths in their beaks.