A silver-gilt and niello plate, Moscow, 1852

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The cavetto nielloed with a view of the Moscow Kremlin including the Tsar Bell and the Cathedral of the Annunciation, inscribed in Russian 'This bell was cast during [the reign of]/ Anna Ioannovna/ year 1734 weighing/ 10000 pud', the border with scrolling leaves, struck with unrecorded maker's mark I.R (Cyrillic), 84 standard
diameter 19.8cm, 7 3/4 in.