Russian Empire, Moscow
Silver, enamel; filigree enamel, gilding
4.3 х 8.2 х 12.1 cm
Marks: “П.ОВЧИННИКОВЪ”, two-headed eagle, “84”, Moscow city coat of arms; “ЛО” above the date “1893”
Round stoup on circular base with flat ornately shaped handle, in the Russian style. The external surface of the stoup walls is decorated with filigree enamel row of semicircular arches with fancy flowers on blue background. Wide strip with a floral-geometric ornament (flowers, leaves, lozenges) is located along the crown; the row of geometric patterns, scallops and filigree rings with white enamel is beneath on repoussed background. Foliage pattern of stylized flowers with leaves and filigree enamel floral rosette on repousse background is on the handle that is emphasized by filigree bundle. The enamels color scheme is based on the combination of blue, turquoise, white, red, green and black shades.