A Russian parcel-gilt silver tankard, Samuel Arnd, St Petersburg, Samuel Arnd, St. Petersburg, 1857
8,000 - 12,000 GBP
A Russian parcel-gilt silver tankard, Samuel Arnd, St Petersburg
Samuel Arnd, St. Petersburg
cast and chased in the form of a tree trunk applied with leaves including grape vine and columbine, forming the bower for a nymph holding grapes and with vine leaves crowing her flowing hair
18cm., 7¼in. high
1273gr., 40oz. 18dwt.
Good condition, very nice colour, good marks on the body of the item.
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