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.

HEAT-TEMPERED CRYSTAL 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.

QualityRUSSIAN 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 MASTERWORK!

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 perfectly.

PLEASE NOTE: The black spots on the silver in photos are the reflection of the camera lens. They are not flaws or damages.

Thanks for looking.

If you cannot honorably complete this transaction, please don't offer.


PROVENANCE: THE CANADA, BRITISH COLUMBIA,

PRIVATE COLLECTION.

CONTACT ME FOR INTERNATIONAL RATES.

THANKS FOR LOOKING AND HAPPY offerDING! TAXES Applied to all Canadian residents based on province.

LOW STARTING PRICE NOT INDICATIVE OF VALUE!

THE LARGE PRINT: PLEASE KEEP IN MIND THAT ALL MY ITEMS, UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED, ARE PRE-OWNED / USED / ANTIQUE / VINTAGE / OLD AND WILL HAVE SOME DEGREE OF SIGNS OF AGE/USE.

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 LIKE MORE PHOTOS, PLEASE CONTACT ME.


TAXES Applied to all Canadian residents based on province.

PAYMENT OPTIONS: PAYPAL





Old Russian Sterling Silver Gilded Niello Tea Cup Holder With Crystal Glass

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