Russian Metal Artworks

Glass holder

    Glass holder

    Russian Empire, Moscow


    Ovchinnikov factory

    Silver; casting, chasing, presswork, engraving, gilding

    Height 8.8 cm

    Marks: “П.ОВЧИННИКОВЪ”, two-headed eagle – Russian Empire coat of arms; Imperial Court supplier; Moscow district Assay office with silver alloy “84” and initials of the district assay manager I. Lebedkin – “ИЛ”


    Cylindrical glass holder on ring-shaped base with ornately shaped handle, in the Historism style. The glass holder top edge is decorated with the belt of small round beads. One side of completely ornamented handle ends with a fantastic creature head. The monogram and date are on the glass holder body: "НГ / 1939".