Russian Metal Artworks

Bowl for sweets (biscuit bowl)

    Bowl for sweets (biscuit bowl)

    Russian Empire, Moscow


    Egor Cheryatov gold and silverware factory

    Silver; chasing, slotting, gilding

    16.8 x 27.5 x17.7 cm

    Marks: “EЧ”; Moscow district Assay office certification marks in 1899-1908


    Oval silver, gilded inside bowl in the Neo Russian style with ornately shaped sides on oval base and with smooth arcuate handle. The bowl body is adorned with belts of fancy flowers and slotted ornament in the form of stylized shamrocks. Smooth base with two U-shaped slots is decorated with a fancy flower composition with embossed dots, symmetrically arranged curls and slotted stripes.