Russian Metal Artworks



    Russian Empire, Moscow


    Lorie, Fyodor firm, Egor Cheryatov gold and silverware factory

    Silver, stained glass; casting, presswork, chasing, gilding, painting with gold, carving

    Height 22.2 cm

    Marks: of the firm – “Ф.ЛОРИЕ”; of the factory – “E.Ч.”; certification mark of Moscow district assay administration in 1908-1917, alloy “84”


    Stained translucent ruby glass decanter with gilded inside throat rim and spout-drain, with the hinged lid and handle. The spherical decanter body on round base, with high throat is decorated with carved flowers with stems and leaves, tinted with gold, placed on the textured background. The upper edge of smooth cylindrical rim is decorated with embossed belt of laurel branch with fruit, intertwined with ribbons. Smooth lid with bud-shaped finial, the handle is smooth, fluted, and right-angled.