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Russian Silver Posy Holder - Antique c.1900
REF: C5416 / LA351229
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An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Russian silver posy holder; an addition to our ornamental silverware collection. This exceptional antique Russian silver posy holder has a knopped, conical shaped form onto three legs. The surface of the holder has a frosted finish and is embellished with impressive engraved floral designs to the cylindrical portion. The upper portion of the body is further ornamented with two applied bands of bead ornamentation. This impressive Russian posy holder is supported by three hinged legs, each embellished with interlacing scrolling, paralleling engraved decoration. The feet conjoin once closed to form a ball motif, emanating the knopped terminal to the body. This antique posey holder retains the original pin and belcher chain; the featured pin penetrates the holder allowing a posy/nosegay/tussie-mussie to be held securely. The interior of this impressive example of antique silverware retains the original gilding. The hallmarks to this fine Russian vase include: Maker's mark: ИФС (untraced) Kokoshnik mark: unknown Silver quality/purity mark: 84 (84 zolotniks*) * 84 zolotniks is equivalent to 875/1000 or .875 standard silver Dimensions Height 14.7cm/5.8" Diameter of rim 5cm/2" Width across feet 9.7cm/3.8" Weight 5.3 troy ounces/166g
AC Silver has clarified that the Russian Silver Posy Holder - Antique c.1900 (LA351229) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being Circa 1900
This antique Russian posy holder is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition. The engraved decoration is all very crisp. The Russian hallmarks struck to the surface of the holder, underside of the legs and pin are all very clear. Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of antique silverware.
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This Russian Silver Posy Holder - Antique c.1900 is located in Newcastle, UK