Russian Enamel

Stoup in the shape of shot glass

    Stoup in the shape of shot glass

    Russian Empire, Moscow


    Silver, enamel; enamel over filigree, gilding, repousse, filigree

    Height 5.6 cm

    Marks: ”OH” (illegible); "А.А/1896"; "84"; Moscow city coat of arms


    Silver stoup in the shape of conical shape shot glass, on the contoured ring-shaped base, with geometrical handle, decorated in the Russian style with multicolor enamel over filigree. The stoup surface is decorated with foliage pattern on repoussed background surrounded by a row of arched frames. The stoup handle, base and band are adorned with stylized floral and geometric patterns along the bottom part. The crown is emphasized with filigree strap and filigree rings with turquoise enamel. The enamel colors’ scheme is based on turquoise, blue, green, lilac, white and red shades.