A Silver-Gilt Handled Cup

MARKED WITH THE CYRILLIC INITIALS 'N'?, MOSCOW, 1840

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A Silver-Gilt Handled Cup
Marked with the Cyrillic initials 'N'?, Moscow, 1840
The cylindrical body with everted rim and foliate-cast scroll handle, applied with three roundels depicting Tsarevich Alexander Nikolaevich in military uniform, Emperor Nicholas I and Empress Alexandra Feodorovna, flanked by winged classical maidens supporting ribbon-tied floral garlands, on a foliate-cast shaped foot, marked beneath rim and under foot
6¼ in. (15.9 cm.) high
13.25 oz. (412 gr.)