Russian Empire, Moscow
A.M. Postnikov copper, gold and silverware factory
Silver, crystal; faceting, forge-rolling
Height 17.0 cm
Factory mark: “AП:”; certification mark of Moscow district Assay office in 1908-1917; female head in kokoshnik in the circle, facing right, with dot on the nape, silver alloy “84”
Crystal “loving-cup” type vase, faceted with multi beam stars and notches, in silver rim in the Historism style. The ring-shaped rim is decorated with belts of laurel leaves and frieze with geometric ornament between them, the belt of hanging garlands is atop this ornament.