Russian Metal Artworks

Pitcher with stopper

    Pitcher with stopper

    Russian Empire, Moscow


    Lorie, Fyodor firm

    Silver, crystal; faceting, forge-rolling, gilding

    Height 53.5 cm

    Marks: “ЛОРIЕ”; tee of Moscow district Assay office in 1899-1908 with silver alloy “84” and initials of district manager I.Lebedkin – “ИЛ”


    Pitcher with handle from colorless transparent crystal on smooth silver ring-shaped base, with silver gilded inside neck rim with spout and stopper. Cylindrical body tapered at the tops is faceted with notches, multi beam stars and "stone"pattern. The lower part of the smooth ring-shaped neck rim is decorated with corrugated frieze. The stopper grip with dome-shaped knob is decorated with similar corrugated strip.