a pair of fabergé silver-mounted claret jugs, Moscow, circa 1900

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Of baluster shape, the heavy glass body with deeply cut lobes in which are repeated cut and highly polished stylized flowers and eagles' heads with scrolling foliage, the underside cut with a garland of blossoms, the neck mount with flowering scrolls and bow knots, from which are suspended medallions inscribed with the Cyrillic monogram A.V. and the date 1903, the hinged cover surmounted with a pomegranate finial, the arched handles with name of the presenters A.G. Yakovlev, A.A. Rozenshild-Paulin, A.F. Kern, A.I. Bestuzhev-Ryumin, F.I. Fullon, M.E. Alenich, S.V. Greig, G.P. Nazimov, and A.N. Demidov, marked K. Fabergé in Cyrillic with Imperial warrant, scratched inventory mark 16180 and 84 standard

Quantity: 2
height 12 1/4 in. 31.1 cm