A hardstone tazza, Imperial Lapidary Manufactory, Ekaterinburg, 1888

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Carved of Kalgan jasper in neo-Classical taste, the bowl with a relief frieze of roses below a stiff leaf border, the fluted stem and spreading foot with acanthus and lotus borders, the top of the base inscribed in Russian 'The Imperial Ekaterinskaya Lapidary Manufactory 1888 Director V. Mostovenko'
height 51cm, 20in.