A parcel-gilt silver and enamel plaque, Khlebnikov, Moscow, 1893

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Rectangular, centred with a raised boss applied with Cyrillic initials OFD within a champlevé-enamelled Russian inscription 'Oskar Frantsevich Didio/ from the grateful/ K. Giro, A. Siu & Co., colleague A. Calle & Co., Central Electric Corporation/ Moscow/ 1901' below the civic arms of Moscow, flanked by two addorsed heraldic beasts bearing torches and applied with roundels painted en plein with views of St Basil's Cathedral and the Kremlin, on a turquoise ground, framed by cloisonné enamel stylised foliage within cable borders, the corners with raised rosettes, 84 standard
31 by 43.5cm, 12 1/4 by 17 1/8 in.