Russian Metal Artworks



    Russian Empire, Moscow

    The 1890s

    K. Lincke workshop, Bolin firm

    Silver, crystal; faceting, casting, gilding, chasing

    Height 22.5 cm

    Marks: firm – “Bolin”, “KL”; Moscow city coat of arms (George the Victorious, striking a dragon with a spear); silver alloy “84”


    Crystal ovoid shaped decanter on round base, faceted with lozenges with star-shaped pattern inside, with silver rim of the throat, with spout, hinged lid and belt on the body. The decanter smooth ring-shaped throat rim and body belt are decorated by vine with leaves and fruit. The hinged lid grip is in the form of grape bunches with leaves; the decanter handle is in the form of a vine.