A RUSSIAN SILVER TEA-GLASS HOLDER
ST. PETERSBURG, 1872, MAKER'S MARK UNCERTAIN
The body in the form of coniferous and deciduous trees, a log cabin with pail hanging from a pulley, a bearded farmer in balakhon and a milkmaid with grazing cow, the handle formed as entwined branches, complete with swag-etched glass
4 ¾ in. high (12 cm.)
11 oz. (341 gr.)
Anonymous sale; Christie’s, London, 28 November 2011, lot 333.