MAGNIFICENT ANTIQUE IMPERIAL RUSSIAN SILVER GILT GUILLOCHE TWO HANDLES BOWL MOUNTED WHITH EMERALDS AND TURMALINES BY D. P NIKITIN CIRCA 1890 MOSCOW. The Bowl Mounted with two Russian Genuine Green Emerald stones on the each side of the bowl approx. 1.5 carat, more likely "AAA" clarity. Also mounted with two Russian Genuine T urmaline stones approx.1 carat on each side, more like single A' clarity. The silver gilt base is marked with Russian Imperial Warrant mark, Russian Assayer mark dated 1890 and in Cyrillic alphabet initials? " for Oleks Lev Fedorovich; workmaster "? H in Cyrillic for D.
The bowl enameled with very impressive rich Royal Blue color. The item has very simple design but on other hand thereby it is very unique , rare the size of guilloche surface bowl, just a truly piece of Museum Art Quality. Diameter is 9 inches (23 cm), longest with handles -13 inches (33 cm), tall - 2.5 inches (6 cm).20.09 ozt (625 grams). There are no chips, cracks or restoration. The light damage of area bellow the bits on one side, a few tinny scratches on surface and on base, some normal age wear and oxidation. Please see the pictures for more details and condition. If you have any questions please ask us. All items are accurately described to the best of our knowledge and the pictures serve as part of description. Please check my store for other listings. The appraisal of the stones were done by experienced certified gemologist expert from Toner Jewelers store and owner of the the store with 30 years experience in jewelry industry. T he price of stones has been estimated approx. To check the stones was not possible on professional refractometer due to kovsh size and shape. He owned the workshop of gold and silverware.
A some of them articles displayed in Moscow State Historical Museum of Russia. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Non-U. The seller is "sv20000" and is located in this country: US. NIKITIN