A LARGE SILVER-MOUNTED CUT-GLASS DECANTER

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Signed with Imperial Warrant mark of Faberge

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Moscow, circa 1880. The tapering cylindrical cut-glass body decorated with lozenges and engraved with two birds of paradise perched on scrolling flowering branches, amidst flowers and foliage, the silver mount chased and engraved with flower sprays, and rocaille above reed-and-leaf border, the hinged cover shaped and engraved as a leaf with rising foliage thumbpiece and cut-glass handle