A large silver wine cooler, Grachev, St Petersburg, 1895

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Cast and chased as a wood bucket with swing handle, the front applied with a troika in relief, the back engraved in French: 'In memory of charming days spent in Vienna in the year 1895', the base rim: 'To Monsieur the Baron de Hammer-Purgstall, your friends from Kiev, G Morawsky, C Rzewuski, W de Karpow et K de Hulewicz, Kiev, 1st April 1895', 84 standard
height: 25cm, 9 3/4 in.