Antique Imperial Russian Masonic Silver Memento Mori Double Skulls Wine Goblet. The goblet ntirely hand hammered, made of solid silver and gilded inside. The goblet depicting masonic symbols on the bottom and double sided skull.
The top is engraved with the Latin motto "Et lux perpetua luceat eis consorim omnis vitae", translated as "And let perpetual light shine on them who unite with all life". Hallmarked with the Imperial Russian 84 silver hallmark, with the double headed eagle coat of arms, and with the master's initials. 14.5cm high ; 7cm in diameter. It is a very hard to find an Imperial Russian Masonic items, because the Masonic Lodge was illegal in Russia for the most of the Romanov's rule, so very few artefacts remained from that era.
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