Ornate Pair Of 1886 Imperial Russia Silver 84 Zarfs Cup Holders - 416 Grams


Ornate Pair Of 1886 Imperial Russia Silver 84 Zarfs Cup Holders - 416 Grams

This item has been shown 0 times.

Buy Now

Ornate Pair Of 1886 Imperial Russia Silver 84 Zarfs Cup Holders - 416 Grams:
$3,560


Ornate Pair of 1886 Imperial Russia Silver 84 Zarfs Cup Holders - 416 grams

Estate of Sheremetev Descendents - Russian Nobility

A beautiful pair of large Imperial Russian silver zarfs -- cup holders that once held glass or porcelain tumblers for tea. Marked "84" -- the Russian silver standard (slightly less silver content than sterling). Also bears an assayer's mark and date of 1886 and the city hallmark for Moscow (St. George Slaying the Dragon) and the manufacturer's hallmark in Cyrillic characters.

Ornate openwork with Aesthetic Movement styling. Phoenix birds flank cartouches on the sides for engraving a monogram (never used). Thumb rests at the top of the handles. Appears the handles may have had a gold wash at some time but little of this remains. Each zarf weighs 208 grams.

Interesting history - thezarfs came from the estate of a prominent Washington, D.C. businessman, a descendent of a very prominent name in Russian royalty and wealth(Sheremetev) whose family fled Russia in 1917 when the last tsar was overthrown in the Russian Revolution.

Each is 4 inches tall. The openings for the glassesare 2.75 inches in diameter.

Excellent condition - no chips, cracks or repairs.A couple of the "feet" have a slight inward bend - very inconspicuous.

Shipping and insuranceis $10.00 via UPS Ground delivery within the continental U.S.

Please contact me prior to sale's end for delivery costs via other methods or to locations outside the continental U.S.
As always, I am happy to combine multiple high offers and minimize shipping costs. Handling or materials costs are never charged.

Click here for more great treasures
I currently have listed on .




Ornate Pair Of 1886 Imperial Russia Silver 84 Zarfs Cup Holders - 416 Grams:
$3,560

Buy Now



An Early Polish Or Russian Silver Kiddush Cup Engraved In Hebrew Judaica Jewish picture
An Early Polish Or Russian Silver Kiddush Cup Engraved In Hebrew Judaica Jewish


Wow Early Poland Crib Shaped Filigree Container. Looks The Same Work As Bst Lamp picture
Wow Early Poland Crib Shaped Filigree Container. Looks The Same Work As Bst Lamp


Rare Russian Antique 84 Silver Gold Gilded Bracelet With Garnets & Pearls  Xix C picture
Rare Russian Antique 84 Silver Gold Gilded Bracelet With Garnets & Pearls Xix C


Beautiful Russian Antique 84 Silver Gold Gilded 2 Spoons With Enamel. picture
Beautiful Russian Antique 84 Silver Gold Gilded 2 Spoons With Enamel.


Old Czarist Russian 84 Silver Cordial-later Added Foot-niello Designs-nr picture
Old Czarist Russian 84 Silver Cordial-later Added Foot-niello Designs-nr


Nice Czarist Russian 84 Silver Vodka Cup-nice Engraved Pattern-moscow 1878 picture
Nice Czarist Russian 84 Silver Vodka Cup-nice Engraved Pattern-moscow 1878