A Russian Coconut Cup and Cover Mounted in Gilded Silver and Niello, circa 1800

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The body applied with later ivorine plaques depicting Catherine II, Paul I, and Falconet's Monument to Peter I, the body and cover with silver-gilt liners, raised on a square foot
the niello plaque with the Cyrillic monogram NKM, the foot marked (rubbed) possibly for Nizhnyi Novgorod
Height 7 3/4 in.
19.7 cm