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Excellent Russian Silver Tankard Nichols Plinke

Excellent Russian Silver Tankard Nichols Plinke Click photo to Enlarge

Item Description

Spectacular Russian silver tankard with tandem hallmarks for Nichols and Plinke dated 1865. With engraved presentation inscription on lid: 'Given to Ilya Yakovlevich Shotlender from his superior (prikazchiki) at the Nevskiy (St. Petersburg) Wax Factory for his 25th anniversary (October 1841-1866)'. Body decorated with band of frolicking putti in floral enhanced attire, some with musical instruments, and handle in the form of a draped female figure; exquisite detail and textured surfaces, also well marked foot rim, base, and interior of lid. 8 1/2"H x 5 7/8"Diam. Minor dent in foot rim.

Sale Details

  • Sold For: $24,500.00
  • On: Apr 29, 2007
  • City: Indianapolis
  • State: IN

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