Russian Metal Artworks

Vase for fruit or sweets

    Vase for fruit or sweets

    Russian Empire, Moscow


    Egor Cheryatov gold and silverware factory

    Silver, crystal; faceting, chasing, cutting

    10.4 x 10.4 x 10.4 cm, tablemat diameter 24.7 cm

    Marks: factory “E.Ч.”; tee of Moscow assay administration in 1899-1908, certification mark for details above it; alloy “84”; initials of district assay manager I. Lebedkin “ИЛ”; Moscow city assay mark in 1899- 1908 for details with I. Lebedkin initials in the circle


    Vase with transparent colourless crystal bowl in the shape of round tablemat with scalloped edge, faceted with geometrical pattern, embedded on silver square stand with four corner feet, merging into the circle in the upper part. All base sides are decorated with openwork foliage ornament insert with the image of laurel leaves and branches with berries, emphasized on the sides by spiral curls made in the counter-relief technique. The vase is connected with the stem by the dowel with round central part.