A Silver-Gilt Beaker

CYRILLIC MAKER'S MARK 'GI', MOSCOW, 1711

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A Silver-Gilt Beaker
Cyrillic maker's mark 'GI', Moscow, 1711
Tapering cylindircal on a spreading base and three ball feet, repoussé and chased with alternating panels enclosing a scale pattern, birds and the Imperial double-headed eagle amidst flowers and foliage, within scroll borders, the rim with elaborate Russian inscriptions, marked under base
4½ in. (11.4 cm.) high
5.9 oz. (187 gr.)