Russian Metal Artworks



    Russian Empire, Moscow


    Fabergé firm

    Silver, crystal; faceting, casting, presswork, chasing, forge-rolling, gilding

    Height 21.2 cm

    Marks: “К. ФАБЕРЖЕ” beneath two-headed eagle, certification mark and tee of Moscow district Assay office in 1899-1908 with alloy “84”


    Decanter from colorless transparent crystal with silver gilded inside throat rim with spout, hinged lid with thumb ramp and L-shaped handle. Rounded-conical body is decorated with "diamond-cut", shoulders and part of the throat are smooth, with three waists.
    Cylindrical rim is ornated with embossed belt of multi-petal flowers in the bottom part, with onlay sagging garland beneath the spout. Smooth lid is complemented by flat ornately shaped finial, decorated with stylized rosette and leaves placed in curl on both sides; thumb ramp is in the shape of stylized palmette. The handle is in the shape of stylized Lictor’s rod with intertwined ribbons and rosette.