A PARCEL-GILT SILVER TROMPE L'OEIL CAVIAR POT

MARKED P. OVCHINNIKOV WITH THE IMPERIAL WARRANT, MOSCOW, CIRCA 1890

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A PARCEL-GILT SILVER TROMPE L'OEIL CAVIAR POT
MARKED P. OVCHINNIKOV WITH THE IMPERIAL WARRANT, MOSCOW, CIRCA 1890
Cylindrical, the sides chased and engraved to simulate a woven basket surmounted by a damask cloth tied with a band of knotted rope, the detachable cover engraved with wood grain and fitted with a handle, with gilt interior, interior with pierced stand, probably later, marked throughout
6 3/8 in. (16.2 cm.) high
23.6 oz. (670 gr.)