A Silver Gilt and Cloisonné Enamel Presentation Cup and Saucer

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MAKER'S MARK 'MT', MOSCOW, 1899-1908

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A Silver Gilt and Cloisonné Enamel Presentation Cup and Saucer
Maker's mark 'MT', Moscow, 1899-1908
The cup tapering cylindrical, on shaped scrolling bracket feet, the body enamelled with an eagle with a sunburst halo, surrounded by varicolor shaded stylized flowers and foliage, the rim inscribed 'Eugene Baron of Fersen to the Chicago Club', the lower body inscribed '1901 1903', the cover with a fleur-de-lys finial, marked under base and on bezel, the shaped saucer with conforming decoration and roundels containing gold interlaced C's, fleurs-de-lys, and a crown, the reverse engraved 'W.J. Korniloff Moscow Verchnie Ryadi N 195 1903', marked on rim
The cup and cover 9 3/8 in. (23.8 cm.) high