Typical small scratches as expected on silver of this age scratches externally, that all silver objects tend to acquire over the years. The silver retains beautiful luster throughout.
Russian Imperial typical silver jewelry manufacturing Sugar Basket. Bottom part with Cyrillic maker's mark and hallmarks.
Antique Sugar Basket produced solid silver, bottom side are hallmarked with Russian Imperial Silver 84. The exterior has a finely detailed engraved images of the graving ornament.
The best indication of condition is to study the photographs carefully. A fine piece to add to your collection. This spectacular Russian Sugar Basket, was created for legendary milestone of Imperial Russia Era and was made with high quality jewelry Technic. Rare & Unique Art Antic of 84 Solid Silver Sterling cup shot as the cradle of the Russian. Art Deco Imperial Sugar Basket.Represent the period of Imperial Modern. Art, were Romantics, Realists and Impressionists. Featuring a swing handle, the bowl has beautiful decorations in a band around the external rim and over the handle.
There is a similar but not identical decoration on the spoon handle. They go very well together as you can see.
Both the spoon bowl and the inside of the sugar bowl still have a vibrant gilt wash as shown. Under the basket there is an impressed star with hammer and sickle emblem and number of fineness (84). There is as much diversity in the styles and designs of antique silver. Pieces as there is in the periods and styles of architecture. In fact, the designs of silver pieces tend to be strongly influenced by the periods and styles of architecture and furniture of the time.
Most of the fine silver was produced in England where silversmithing was more prominent than in any other part of the world. It was in England that the quality and production standards were originated and influenced all other antique silver producers. The "sterling" standard was brought to England by German silversmiths or the Easterlings changed to sterling by dropping the first two letters. This standard remains the standard of quality today.
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Pictures are part of Description. The item "19c RUSSIAN IMPERIAL 84 SILVER ART SUGAR BASKET TEA COFFEE KOVSH BOWL EGG MAZER" is in sale since Wednesday, December 11, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Non-U.
The seller is "rima83" and is located in North Miami Beach, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.