A trompe-l'oeil mounted Vodka Flask and two Chashki

MARKED WITH THE CYRILLIC INITIALS OF VASILII IVANOV, MOSCOW, 1899-1917

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A trompe-l'oeil mounted Vodka Flask and two Chashki

marked with the Cyrillic initials of Vasilii Ivanov, Moscow, 1899-1917

Circular with square bases, the frosted glass bottle with mount simulating baste-weave, the rim with twisted ropework suspending two similar charki with scroll handles, the mounted stopper with the crowned cypher of Grand Duke Nikolai Nikolaevich concealed by a trompe-l'oeil cover, white metal, marked under bases and side of cover

6 in. (17.2 cm.) high

296 gr. excluding glass and stopper (3)