Russian Metal Artworks



    Russian Empire, Saint-Petersburg

    The 1890s

    Yu. Rappoport workshop, Fabergé firm

    Silver, crystal; faceting, casting, gilding, chasing

    Height 30.1 cm

    Marks of the workshop: “I.P.”; Saint-Petersburg coat of arms (two anchors and a sceptre) with silver alloy “84”


    Crystal cylindrical pitcher with slightly widened base, faceted with stars, with silver rim on the throat, with spout, hinged lid with thumb ramp and ornately shaped handles in the Historism style. The throat ring-shaped rim, excluding bottom part, is with the frieze comprised of stylized curls, and ornately shaped handle are smooth and décor free. The hinged lid is designed as a shell flap.