Russian Metal Artworks

Juice serving set: pitcher, glasses

    Juice serving set: pitcher, glasses

    Russian Empire, Saint-Petersburg


    A. Lyubavin firm

    Silver, crystal; faceting, forge-rolling, gilding

    Height 30.0 cm (pitcher); 10.5 cm (glasses)

    Marks: of the firm “ЛЮБАВИНЪ”; two-headed eagle- Russian Empire coat of arms; the mark of the Imperial Court Supplier; "НЛ"; tees and certification marks of Saint-Petersburg district assay office in 1908-1917


    Juice serving set consisting of seven items: one pitcher and six glasses. Cylindrical crystal pitcher, faceted with geometric pattern, with silver-rimmed throat, a spout and hinged lid with thumb ramp and ornately shaped handle in the Neoclassic style. The neck ring-shaped rim surface, except the forge rolled frieze with holly leaves ornament decorating the bottom edge, as well as the as the lid and the pitcher handle, is smooth and decor free. Crystal glasses with silver rimmed bottoms decoration repeats the pitcher design.