A Russian niello flute and a pair of vodka beakers

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MOSCOW, CIRCA 1840 AND 1894, MAKER'S MARKS INDISTINCT

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A Russian niello flute and a pair of vodka beakers

Moscow, circa 1840 and 1894, maker's marks indistinct

The flute on circular spreading base with chased and engraved shell and scroll border, and niello floral ground, the flared body decorated wtih bands of floral scrolls and cartouches on stippled ground, gilt interior; and a pair of small cylindrical parcel-gilt vodka beakers, each on three ball feet, marked on bases

7 1/8in. (18.1cm.) and 2in. (5.2cm.) high (3)