Imperial Russian Silver Belt Buckle Niello "Кавказъ" Kiev Russia Ca1900s No Mono
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Imperial Russian Silver Belt Buckle Niello "Кавказъ" Kiev Russia Ca1900s No Mono:
A handcraftedsolid silverstructure belt buckle.
Two conjointleaf-form parts with a dagger-form latch with chain.
Decorated with niello enamel scrolls, foliage,
depicting on each part "Кавказъ" (English - "Caucasus")
Slightly bent to fit better, please see and inspect all photos.Not monogrammed.Marked underside to all parts:
"Λ, Kokoshnik, 84", (Greek letter Lambda - "Λ",Profile, 875 Silver) -
- for regionassay office city of Kiev;
maker's initials "MPM" - listed, but unidentified silversmith.Marks are crisp and clear.Made in Kiev, Russian Empire, ca.1899-1908For more information please see:
"Postnikova" 1995 Edition page 166 #642 for page259 #3891 for Width: 2-9/16in. Height: 2-3/16in. Belt Keepers Designed for 1-5/16in. (32mm.) wide Weight:0.97 troy oz. (30.1 gr.)Some scratches to underside and zigzag for silver testing.Commensuratewith age, the condition is excellent.Dark spots you are seeing on the photos,
are reflections of a camera and other objects.p.s. International Available via Registered First Class Available via Priority & Express Mail.