Russian Metal Artworks

Vase for sweets vase

    Vase for sweets vase

    Russian Empire, Moscow


    Nemirov-Kolodkin firm

    Silver, crystal, enamel; faceting, casting, painting, chasing

    15.5 x 20.0 x 20.0 cm

    Marks: “НЕМИРОВЪ-КОЛОДКИНЪ”; illegible … “MA” (З..МА ?); tee of Moscow district Assay office in 1908-1917 with silver alloy “84”; assay district code- Greek letter “Delta”; certification mark of Moscow district Assay office in 1908-1917


    Crystal vase in the form of a round bowl with scalloped edge, faceted with multibeam stars, on silver base in the Historism style.The base consists from round stem, square plinth on four feet and two handles. The base is decorated with chased leaves and rocaille flowers. The base decoration is complemented by ornately shaped enamel medallion featuring three women having breakfast served by a pageboy against landscape background.