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A silver beaker, Sazikov, Moscow, 1873

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Estimate:

5,000

to
- 7,000 GBP

A silver beaker, Sazikov, Moscow, 1873

A silver beaker, Sazikov, Moscow, 1873

Estimate:

5,000

to
- 7,000 GBP

A silver beaker, Sazikov, Moscow, 1873


In traditional style, engraved with scrollwork, birds and animals, with a Russian inscription ‘A true copy of a beaker from the Moscow Armoury’, on three seated lion feet, struck to base with maker's mark, 84 standard

height 17.5cm, 6 7/8 in.

In overall very good condition. Minor scratches consistent with age and use.


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The original 17th-century beaker by Grigory Novgorodets, commissioned for the Patriarch Pitirim of Moscow, that inspired the present beaker was made 200 years earlier, in 1673. For the beaker by Novgorodets, see S. Bogoyavlenskii, Gosudarstvennaia Oruzheynaia Palata Moskovskogo Kremlia [State Kremlin Armoury], Moscow, 1954, p. 212, no. 52.


For a comparable beaker by Fabergé, see G. von Habsburg, Fabergé: Imperial Craftsman and His World, London, 2000, p. 116, no. 174.