A SILVER TROMPE L'OEIL CAVIAR BOWL

MAKER'S MARK OF KARL ADOLF SEIPEL, ST PETERSBURG, 1868

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A SILVER TROMPE L'OEIL CAVIAR BOWL
MAKER'S MARK OF KARL ADOLF SEIPEL, ST PETERSBURG, 1868
Shaped as a covered bucket, engraved all over to simulate tree bark, the sides chased with reeded ribs enclosing one vacant navette-formed cartouche, the cover with angular handle, gilt interior, marked under base and on side
3¼ in. (8.2 cm.) high
8.78 oz. (273.1 gr.)