RUSSIAN SILVER VESSELS, 1841-1910....
RUSSIAN SILVER VESSELS, 1841-1910. Chased tankard with rooster lid and foliate sides, motto: "Don"t drink hiding around the tree trunk, drink in front of everyone around the table". 84 Moscow, effaced marks; gilt and Niello cup, unidentified maker 1841 depicts Fortresses of St. Peter and St. Paul; Niello beaker on ball feet, 1874, 84 Moscow, possibly Pyetr Milukov, motto: " Drink in front of all or you will be called a country bumpkin". All were re-marked in Soviet era. 12.83 OT, tallest 4 1/2" over thumbpiece
Sale Price: $5,890
Estimate: $1,000 - $1,200