Russian Metal Artworks

Commemorative cup with detachable lid, dedicated to the 23th anniversary of the Imperial Eestimaa Maritime Yacht Club establishment

    Commemorative cup with detachable lid, dedicated to the 23th anniversary of the Imperial Eestimaa Maritime Yacht Club establishment

    Russian Empire, Saint-Petersburg

    1908-1913

    Silver, enamel; casting, chasing, painted enamel, gilding, repousse

    Height 20.3 cm

    Maker’s mark: “Г и Ш" (?); tee of assay office in 1908-1917 with silver alloy “84” (district assay initials are erased); certification mark of Saint-Petersburg district assay office in 1908-1917

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    Silver cup with tulip-shaped bowl. Conical stem is fixed on three-tiered round base, with detachable conical lid. The cup smooth surface is decorated with the belt of laurel leaves with a round medallion with onlay date “XXV” in the center. The onlay image of two-headed eagle with an orb and a sceptre in its claws, framed by onlay enamel ensigns of the Imperial Eestimaa Maritime Club (white panel with straight blue cross, the national Russian tricolour in canopy and Imperial crown) is above the medallion. Onlay date “1888-1913” is below the medallion. The onlay Cyrillic abbreviature of the Imperial Eestimaa Maritime Yacht Club is on the stem. The stepped base upper part and detachable lid are decorated with “scaly” ornament. The removable lid that finishes with the image Eestimaa province, Russian Empire coat of arms (three azure leopard lions on gold background; the shield is crowned with the Imperial crown and surrounded by gold oak leaves linked by St. Andrew’ ribbon).


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