A SILVER-GILT NIELLOED TANKARD WITH COVER

Moscow, 1842, maker's mark AF, assay master A. Kovalsky

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With spreading foot and scroll handle, the tapering cylindrical body nielloed with a cartouche of three soldiers standing by cannons before a fortress, on stippled ground, surrounded by nielloed stylized scrolling foliage, the slip-on cover similarly decorated, with bud finial