Russian Empire, Moscow
The 14th Moscow jewelers Artel
Silver, crystal; faceting, casting, gilding, chasing, carving
Height 22 cm
Marks: “14A”; certification mark of Moscow district assay office in 1908-1917, silver alloy “84”
Spherucal crystal pitcher faceted with ovals and multi-beam stars, with silver neck rim, with spout, hinged lid with thumb ramp and semicircular handle in the Neo Russian style. The image of bogatyr (knight) drinking from a mug is on the neck ring-shaped rim, fortification wall with towers is on the background. The lid is adorned with small spiral curls; thumb ramp is in the form of stylized plant curls. The inscription in Cyrillic is on the handle.