RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT AND ENAMEL CHALICE

Author

Cyrillic Maker's Mark A.I.L. (Postnikova-Losseva #670), Assaymaster Ivan Vikhlyaev, Moscow, 1807

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Lot details

The bell-shaped base applied with four ovals enameled with scenes from the Passion, the borders and baluster stem chased with foliage and geometric forms, the cup applied with three ovals enameled with the Deesis (one enameled oval missing) within beaded borders the surround applied with partly enameled latticework, the slightly flaring lip engraved with a Cyrillic inscription.