A LARGE SILVER-GILT IMPERIAL PRESENTATION TANKARD

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MARKED P. OVCHINNIKOV WITH THE IMPERIAL WARRANT, MOSCOW, 1892

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A LARGE SILVER-GILT IMPERIAL PRESENTATION TANKARD
MARKED P. OVCHINNIKOV WITH THE IMPERIAL WARRANT, MOSCOW, 1892
The body repoussé and chased with intertwined foliage, strapwork and stylised birds, centring a round cartouche engraved ‘W.C. Edgar / From the Emperor of Russia / May 27''1893.’, with a dolphin-shaped handle, the hinged cover with a ball finial, marked under base and on cover
15 in. (38.1 cm.) high
50.12 oz. (1,558.9 gr.)