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Old Russian Sterling Silver Gilded Niello Tea Cup Holder With Crystal Glass For Sale
YOU ARE offerDING ON A VERY
OLD RUSSIAN STERLING SILVER GILDED NIELLO HOT TEA CUP HOLDER WITH
CRYSTAL GLASS. IMPRESSIVE SOVIET RUSSIAN
SOLID SILVER, GILDED, NIELLO TEA CUP HOLDER IS FULLY HALLMARKED IN CYRILLIC:
IKXK AND “875”, RED STAR & HAMMER AND SICKLE. MEASURES 5” TALL (WITH CRYSTAL
GLASS) x 3.3/4” WIDE (WITH HANDLE). Diameter
of top & BOTTOM: 2.3/4”.
THIS IS AN OLD SUPERB
GILDED RUSSIAN STERLING SILVER CUP HOLDER. THE CUP HOLDER IS DECORATED WITH
NIELLO AND GILDING ON A PIERCED STERLING SILVER BACKGROUND. IT IS IN EXCELLENT
CONDITION. WEIGHT IS APPROXIMATELY 83 GRAMS. THIS ITEM HAS A LOVELY SHAPED
SILVER HANDLE, AND IT IS LAVISHLY DECORATED ALL OVER WITH SWIRLED FOLIAGE
NIELLO BLACKENISH JOB.
GLASS INSERT (VOLUME: 175 ML OR 6 OZ) IS INCLUDED.
SILVER HANDLE IS NOT
WORN, NOT BROKEN, NOT BENT, NOT LOOSE, NO MONOGRAMS OR REMOVAL OF IT.
sterlingsilver andNIELLO tea glass holder. Made around 1960,
KUBACHI, Dagestan, RUSSIA. (Niello is a very
ancient technique of decorating silver. Niello (from latin nigellum) is a
technique which consists in filling silver engraving with a special amalgam of
silver, lead, copper and sulphur, obtaining decoration of different shades
depending on sulphur percentage.
IT DOES NEED A
GOOD CLEAN WITH SOME SILVER POLISH AND I WILL LEAVE THAT UP TO THE NEW OWNER.
IT IS A BEAUTIFUL STERLING
SILVER CUP HOLDER FOR A REAL COLLECTOR, AN INCREDIBLE PIECE OF RUSSIAN
A SUPER ITEM FOR USE OR AS A WONDERFUL
DECORATIVE ACCESSORY. SUCH TEA CUP HOLDER IS NOT SOLD IN SHOPS ANY MORE. ONLY
SMALL QUANTITY IS IN PRIVATE COLLECTIONS. PERFECT EXHIBIT FOR YOUR COLLECTION
OR ANTIQUARIAN SHOP!!
CONSIDERING RUSSIA'S TURBULENT HISTORY AND HOW MUCH SILVER WAS
DESTROYED DURING THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTIONS I FEEL PRIVILEGED TO HAVE OWNED THIS
PIECE FOR A WHILE.
ALL ITEMS ARE DESCRIBED
& MEASURED TO THE BEST OF MY ABILITY. Thanks for looking.
PLEASE BE CAREFUL: Do not to purchase
RUSSIAN METAL TEA GLASS CUP HOLDERS without the glass insert. This is because
it is very difficult to find right glass inserts (especially in Canada
& USA) in a correct size and height to fit inside of the holders
PLEASE NOTE: The black spots on the silver in photos are the reflection of the camera lens. They are not flaws
Thanks for looking.
If you cannot honorably complete
this transaction, please don't offer.
ME FOR INTERNATIONAL
LOOKING AND HAPPY offerDING! TAXES Applied to all Canadian residents based on province.
LOW STARTING PRICE NOT INDICATIVE
THE LARGE PRINT: PLEASE
KEEP IN MIND THAT ALL MY ITEMS, UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED, ARE
USED / ANTIQUE / VINTAGE / OLD AND WILL HAVE SOME DEGREE OF SIGNS OF
AS THIS IS AN sale, ALL ITEMS
ARE SOLD AS IS AND ALL
SALES ARE FINAL. SO PLEASE EXAMINE THE PHOTOS CAREFULLY AND READ THE
DESCRIPTION ATTENTIVELY, AND IF YOU ARE NOT SURE OF ANYTHING OR WOULD
PHOTOS, PLEASE CONTACT ME.
TAXES Applied to all Canadian residents based on province.
PAYMENT OPTIONS: PAYPAL
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Old Russian Sterling Silver Gilded Niello Tea Cup Holder With Crystal Glass: $250