Elite Decorative Arts Holiday Sale

December 10, 2011

Lot 72 - IMPERIAL RUSSIAN SILVER & CRYSTAL LETTER SET

Russian gold washed silver & crystal letter set with marble base. Beautiful set is elegantly designed with chase work and reticulation to finial and letter opener. Has squared inkwell with silver hinged cover having double headed eagle Russian Imperial coat of arms finial. Marked in 4 locations. Holds AB assayer marks with 1893 date. Holds 84 zolotnik silver purity mark and town marks. E3 makers marks. Measures 6 1/4" height x 6 1/4" width x 4 1/4" depth (15.8cm x 15.8cm x 10.7cm).

Pre-Sale estimate $3000-$4000.