A silver-gilt and enamel caviar pot

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CYRILLIC MARK OF IVAN KHLEBNIKOV WITH THE IMPERIAL WARRANT, MOSCOW, 1877

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A silver-gilt and enamel caviar pot
Cyrillic mark of Ivan Khlebnikov with the Imperial warrant, Moscow, 1877
Cylindrical, with champlevé enamel decoration in white, blues and translucent red, with bands of geometric designs, stylized foliate scrolls and strapwork, between simulated chased ropework borders, the detachable cover with folate and strapwork border, the centre engraved with a cypher EKW, in a chevron roundel, the handle with trellis, band and geometric decoration, enhanced with bright-cut borders, marked under cover and base
7¾ in. (19.7 cm.) high