A PARCEL-GILT SILVER AND NIELLO TANKARD

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MAKER'S MARK CYRILLIC 'I.O', MOSCOW, 1807

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A PARCEL-GILT SILVER AND NIELLO TANKARD
MAKER'S MARK CYRILLIC 'I.O', MOSCOW, 1807
Cylindrical, the body nielloed overall with a mythological scene, depicting a Triton abducting a Sea Nymph, and Poseidon riding a sea monster, with a domed foot, chased with acanthus border, the hinged cover similarly decorated and nielloed with Artemis, with a thumb-piece and a scroll handle, marked throughout
7 1/3 in. (18.5 cm.) high
39.2 oz. (1,113 gr.) gross