Russian Silver - Russian Glass Holders Ivan Khlebnikov
A Pair of Russian Silver and Gold Wash Tea Glass Holders
In shape of birch tree stump with peeling bark
Foliage, peasant's fur hat and mittens at the base of the tree trunk
Angular handle in the shape of an axe thrust into a branch.
Moscow, ca. 1900
Underneath with the city mark of Moscow; the Imperial Russian jewelry firm of Ivan Khlebnikov; Kokoshnik mark facing left (1896-1908), with "84" silver standard for .875 and the assayer Ivan Lebedkin (initials in Cyrillic).
Height 7.5 cm (3”)
Total weight 493.9 grams