Lot 88
Property of Various Owners

Two Russian Silver Podstakanniki
Moscow or St. Petersburg, Last Quarter 19th Century
The first partial-gilt, the body with continuous chased farmers in a wooded landscape, the underside with maker's mark with Latin letters EL, assay mark and double-struck city mark; the second having a Cyrillic chased body beneath an openwork lattice rim, the underside with maker's mark in Cyrillic IAC, probably for Ivan Sveshnikov, with double-struck assay mark and city mark.
Height of taller: 7-3/4 in (19.7 cm)
Total weight: 8.5 oz

Estimate $1,000-1,500


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