A parcel-gilt silver wine cooler in martial trophy form

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A parcel-gilt silver wine cooler in martial trophy form Alexander Sokolov, maker's mark in full, unrecorded assaymaster N.E., St Petersburg, 1870 formed as cuirass raised on a pair of bugles decorated with ribbons and tassels, the arm apertures inset with panels engraved with presentation inscription: 'The Stallion Yakshi/ of the Alexandrov/ factory/ 1st Prize/ the High School of Riding/ Cornet Graf Keller/ 1871', the cover in the form of an Imperial horseguard's helmet, the Star with blue enamelled band, the interior with base metal liner height overall 48 cm, 18 7/8 in