A 800 silver ritual mug, embossed with floral and leaf decoration, with cartouche in the front and a fly in the back. Made in Germany circa 1900, approx. 3' (7.5 cms.) high. The top of the mug handle is decorated with a bust of a man.
1.75"(4.5 cms) Russian Silver Beakers inscribed 84 with maker's markings.(Please, see photos) 1880-1890 (Czarist Russia). The two beakers are entirely decorated with fine engravings. NOTE: Russian silver was made using the Zolotnik system rather than the English sterling or western continental standars: higher, medium and lower as was also the custom in some of the continental western countries. ...click for details