A Russian Gilded Silver and Shaded Large Enamel Beaker, Ovchinnikov, Moscow, circa 1890

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The tall beaker, in the form of a traditional stopa, is enameled with elaborate scrolling flowers and foliage in varying shades of blue, orange, and green, also with naturalistic birds set among the blooms and applied cables representing vines, all against a stippled gilt ground, with dated presentation inscription inside the rim
Height 10 in.
25.4 cm