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Russian Coin Silver Floral On Satin Sugar Basket 1838 Excellent For Sale
FINEST 1838 RUSSIAN COIN SILVER LEAF AND FLORAL SUGAR BASKET; SIGNED
We are pleased to offer this exceptional 1838 Russian coin silver sugar basket.
Classic raised petal fluted urn shape.
Elegant scrolling leaf and floral on stain decorative band along upper rim.
Above, delicate leaf and floral sprays to overhang corners. United by florette and twin vine streams.
Well cast twin vine and cascading floral engraved overhead swing handle. Well hinged.
Atop thick stepped base, with conforming twin vine and florette to edge.
This rare 1838 Russian coin silver basket is 7 3/4 tall and 6 1/4 long.
Exceptionally thick, heavy guage solid silver construction 11 1/2 (standard) ounces.
Hallmarked as shown, the interior centre, base and handle.
In very fine condition. Rich, lustreous silver patina throughout. The beautiful raised shell and floral decoration retains its original crisp, vibrant detail. Stands perfectly firm on table or display shelf. Handle well hinged and remains upright when desired. The interior centre with later added fluted medallion, secured by two screws under base.
For the discerning collector of the finest early 19th century Russian silver. An exceptional 1838 Russian coin silver shell and floral sugar basket. Signed.
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We combine items when shipping, saving you costs. We ship twice weekly US Postal Express & Priority, never Ground. Always fully insured.
We make great effort to accurately describe our silver. Returns are accepted if condition, country or dating is significantly incorrect. In such cases we refund shipping.
Remember these are antiques with expected wear normal use. Returnins because you failed to read the listing correctly, or we did not note the tiniest few scuffs, shallow pinhead bumps or mildly bent rim is not acceptable. Nor do we accept returns based on buyer's remorse.
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We received favorable notice in the March 12th, 2006 New York Times. Page 8, Business Section, in a well written article on silver collecting. Copy furnished upon request.
From our personal collection, an elegant mid 19th century coin silver basket, from John and Edward Moore, of Tiffany fame. Illustrated in the cover article of May/June 2008 Silver Magazine, page 27.