A pair of silver-mounted cut-glass decanters

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Khlebnikov, St. Petersburg, 1908-1917each of tapering cylindrical form, the silver-mounted neck decorated with laurel swags, acanthus and bow-tied ribbons, centered with plaques on either side engraved with a Cyrillic monogram and dated November 6, 1916, the hinged covers with stylized foliate finials, the reeded upswept handles with rosettes and acanthus, the glass bodies cut with a diamond pattern, 84 standard height of each: 29cm (11 7/16in).