Lot 120: LARGE TIFFANY & CO.SILVER RUSSIAN TANKARD A. KUZMICHEV 88 Zol. - 1892 - One large art-nouveau style tankard with niello chasing and...

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December 10, 2016, 12:00 PM PST
Seattle, WA, US
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Description: LARGE TIFFANY & CO.SILVER RUSSIAN TANKARD A. KUZMICHEV 88 Zol. - 1892 - One large art-nouveau style tankard with niello chasing and silver repousse designs around the exterior. Small bands around the top and base of the piece are done with the applique method and the interior is gold toned. The stamps on the bottom of the tankard are in the Russian style with assayer initials and "1892", the maker''s mark, a partial city hallmark, and a stamp reading "Made for Tiffany & Co." The hinge to the tankard lid is stamped with Cyrillic initials "AK". All hallmarks and smithing initials point to the famed Antip Kuzmichev silversmith of Moscow who made many pieces for Tiffany & Co. Silver purity is 88 Zolotniki as stamped on the lip of the tankard. This piece is in near perfect condition with very few signs of use or aging. Measures: 11.5" H x 4.25" Diameter with a handle jutting 2.75" out from the body. Weight approximation: 1.2 kilograms (2.6 pounds)
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December 10, 2016, 12:00 PM PST

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Please provide an email address and telephone number for tracking information. Pacific Galleries will offer combined shipping for multiple purchases when possible. Combined shipping quotes will be calculated upon the closing of the auction. Winning bidders are welcome to arrange their own shipping. Pacific Galleries will need a statement from you to verify the release of your items. Following is a local shipper we have experience with: Craters & Freighters 1-800-854-3342 Email: seatac@cratersandfreighters.com

PLEASE BE AWARE OF YOUR LOCAL REGULATIONS regarding the shipping or receipt of plant, animal, or other commonly prohibited products. Pacific Galleries will not alter packing slips or lot descriptions or the price paid listed on same. If you choose to bid on at item that is later seized by customs, Pacific Galleries is not liable for any costs or refunds. If you are not sure about your local rules and regulations, please do not place bids on any item that might be in violation of your country's rules and regulations.
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