A SILVER-GILT AND CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL BEAKER

MARKED P. OVCHINNIKOV WITH THE IMPERIAL WARRANT, MOSCOW, 1873

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A SILVER-GILT AND CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL BEAKER
MARKED P. OVCHINNIKOV WITH THE IMPERIAL WARRANT, MOSCOW, 1873
Cylindrical and on spreading foot, the body applied with opaque green, light blue, yellow, translucent red and blue cloisonné enamelled wirework birds and trees with blue and green strapwork border below in the Old Russian Style, the foot similarly enamelled, the upper border enamelled with the Russian inscription 'Drink a drop and you'll find a kopeck, drink a bit more you'll likewise find a sixpence', further decorated with ropework on matted ground, marked under foot
6 3/8 in. (16 cm.) high