Russian Metal Artworks

Flower vase

    Flower vase

    Russian Empire, Moscow

    Late 1870s

    Khlebnikov factory

    Silver, crystal; faceting, casting, chasing

    Height 20 cm

    Marks: “ХЛЕБНИКОВЪ”, certification mark – Moscow city coat of arms (George, the Victorious, killing a dragon with his spear), silver alloy “84”


    Pear-shaped crystal vase of tetrahedral shape, on tetrahedral base, faceted with a notch pattern and “brilliant cut”, with the body silver rimmed bottom and two handles in the Historism style. The vase handles, fixed to the smooth stem, are in the form of acanthus leaves.