Russian Empire, Moscow
Silver, crystal; faceting, casting, gilding, chasing
Height 25 cm
Marks: “К.ФАБЕРЖЕ”; two-headed eagle – Russian Empire coat of arms; the Imperial court Supplier; tee of Moscow city assay office “A.A/1891” (Moscow assay master A.A. Artsibashev, 1891-1896); silver alloy “84”, Moscow city coat of arms
Crystal decanter of spherical shape, "diamond thread" faceted, with silver neck rim, with spout, hinged lid and ornately shaped handle in the Neo Classical style. Smooth ring-shaped rim is decorated with the belt featuring the image of laurel garlands intertwined with ribbons, suspended on bows. Hinged decanter lid is smooth and décor free, the grip is in the shape of acanthus leaves’ bunch. Ornately shaped handle is in the form of a stylized Lictor's rods and ends with bucrania head (ram’s head).