A Russian Silver-Gilt and Niello Large Beaker

Author

Pavel Mishukov, Moscow, 1879

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One side nielloed with the monument to Minin and Pozharsky in Red Square, the other side with an architectural view, the surround nielloed with scrolling foliage on a matted ground, with domed foot, the rim with the inscription in Cyrillic, 'Over the Centuries Honey Has Been Admired But Love Is More Important.'