Russian Metal Artworks



    Russian Empire, Saint-Petersburg

    The third quarter of the 19th century

    Silver, crystal; faceting, casting, chasing, gilding

    Height 25 cm

    Marks: unknown maker in rectangular shield “PJS”; Saint-Petersburg city mark – two crossed anchors and a scepter, silver alloy “84”


    Crystal ug on round protruding base, with ornately shaped handle, with hinged silver lid with grip and thumb ramp. The mug cylindrical body is decorated with belts of the “Russian stone” cut, brilliant facet and vertical flat facet. The hinged, gilded from the inner side lid is distinct in peculiar design due to its decoration by a row of duckpins and ball-shaped grip.