ANTIQUE PAIR STERLING SILVER RUSSIAN SHOT GLASS CUP VODKA SIGNED 84 NP. After 1908 the mark changed, the head facing right and the assayers initials replaced by a Greek letter representing the city in which the assay office was located. This system continued until the Revolution. Russian Imperial silver is very appreciated for its quality and peculiar style, often sober in design but finely decorated.Enamel is the most distinctive feature of Russian silver: multicolour cloisonné, champlevé, plique-a-jour and the peculiar niello can be found on a variety of items such as cigarette cases, tea services, tankards, beakers and kovshes (traditional Russian drinking vessels). Another peculiar and desirable characteristic of 19th century Russian silver is the Pan-Slavic revival, featuring geometric and stylized motifs inspired by historical items. The item "ANTIQUE PAIR STERLING SILVER RUSSIAN SHOT GLASS CUP VODKA SIGNED 84 NP" is in sale since Friday, July 6, 2018.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Non-U. The seller is "4744366" and is located in Andover, Massachusetts.
This item can be shipped worldwide.