A parcel-gilt and niello charka

PROBABLY VELIKII USTIUG, CIRCA 1780

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A parcel-gilt and niello charka
probably Velikii Ustiug, circa 1780
Circular, on three ball feet, the centre and body decorated with niello stylized flowers and foliate scrolls, the flat handle decorated with a niello stylized motif of the Tree of Life within chased and engraved foliate border, apparently unmarked
3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm.) long
2 oz. (81 gr.)