A Russian Partly Gilded Silver Tankard

St. Petersburg, 1856

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Embossed with exotic animals, with twig-form handle and with slip-on cover and flower finial, the front of the barrel engraved with a Cyrillic inscription, 'M. Arnholdt. Silver and gold are dear to the world, but I think that words that come from the soul are even stronger and more honest. M. Marcuse,' the barrel also engraved with a Hebrew inscription. 18 ozs