A COVERED SILVER CUP
A COVERED SILVER CUP

MARKED WITH CYRILLIC INITIALS OF THE 1ST SILVER ARTEL AND RETAILED BY FABERGÉ WITH IMPERIAL WARRANT, MOSCOW, 1908-1917, WITH SCRATCHED INVENTORY NUMBER 18832

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A COVERED SILVER CUP
marked with Cyrillic initials of the 1st Silver Artel and retailed by Fabergé with Imperial warrant, Moscow, 1908-1917, with scratched inventory number 18832
Of tapering shape, cast and chased in the rococo manner with stylized scrolls with tapering circular base, the body set with six old rubles from the reigns of Anna, Elizabeth, Peter III, and Catherine II, Nicholas I and Alexander II. the cover with three similar rubles from the reign of Peter the Great, Catherine I and Peter II, surmounted by an Imperial double-headed eagle with the cypher of Catherine the Great in its center, fully marked
21in. (53.4cm.) high
101oz. 10dwt. (3165gr.)
Literature
A. K. Snowman, Carl Fabergé, Goldsmith to the Imperial Court of Russian (London 1979), p. 79 illustrated.
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