A SILVER EWER

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MARKED SAZIKOV WITH THE IMPERIAL WARRANT, ST PETERSBURG, 1868

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A SILVER EWER
MARKED SAZIKOV WITH THE IMPERIAL WARRANT, ST PETERSBURG, 1868
Rising from the circular partly fluted foot to bulbous body tapering to a tubular neck, the spout with a hinged cover, surmounted by a baluster finial, the body and cover repoussé and chased with scrolling vines, applied with a finely cast and chased Pegasus, the scrolling handle chased to imitate vines, the body engraved with a dedication in Russian ‘To Major Prince I.Z. Baratov / 1868 / from H[is] I[mperial] H[ighness] Gr[and] Duke Alexei Alexandrovich’, interior gilt, marked on foot and spout
12 5/8 in. (32 cm.) high
44.27 oz. (1,376.9 gr.)