ANTIQUE 19thC RUSSIAN EMPIRE SOLID SILVER CAVIAR URNS, NICHOLLS & PLINCKE c.1874

ANTIQUE 19thC RUSSIAN EMPIRE SOLID SILVER CAVIAR URNS, NICHOLLS & PLINCKE c.1874

8,595.00

19th Century pair of Imperial Russian Silver caviar dishes / covered urns, stunning Empire style, magnificent and extremely heavy, parcel gilt, each tapered body raised on three scrolling feet resting on a triangular base, each urn surmounted by a cover decorated with scrolling leaves and flowers in relief, oval cartouche engraved with initials, cast finial.

Hallmarked Imperial Russian silver 84 (875), St Petersburg, year 1874, Assayer's mark, Maker's mark "NP" surmounted by the Imperial Warrant and "PK" for Nicholls and Plinke.

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DESCRIPTION

Antique 19th Century pair of Imperial Russian Solid Silver caviar dishes / covered urns, stunning Empire style, magnificent and extremely heavy, parcel gilt, each tapered body raised on three scrolling feet resting on a triangular base, each urn surmounted by a cover decorated with scrolling leaves and flowers in relief, oval cartouche engraved with initials, cast finial.

The pair is extremely heavy (1600 grams), the silver is thick and features an impressive quality.

Each part is fully Hallmarked Imperial Russian silver (84, for 875 standard), St Petersburg, year 1874, Assayer's mark, Maker's mark "NP" surmounted by the Imperial Warrant and "PK" for Nicholls and Plinke, British jewellers, retailers and silversmiths active in St Petersburg in the 18th / 19th Century, Jewellers for the Tsars Nicholas I, Alexander II and Catherine the Great, for more information please follow this link.

CONDITION

In Great Condition - No damage, just general wear.

SIZE

Height (each): 19.2cm
Width (each): 11.2cm
Total Weight: 1600g