Basket - .916 (88 Zolotniki) silver - Russia - Mid 20th century

Description
Basket - .916 (88 Zolotniki) silver - Russia - Mid 20th century
Good condition - used with small signs of ageing - 197 g

Russian silver Bonbonniere / sugar basket.
Made of 916/1000 pure silver.
Both the basket and the handle are marked/assayed with "916" (the silver content). The basket is also marked/assayed with the Russian hallmark and "designer".
The inside is gilded: for protection and beautification.
It is practically in a "new condition".
Manufactured around 1950 by a Russian Silversmith (artist).
This handle basket is finished on the top with a beautiful edge: it symbolizes the "infinity" of life.
The diameter measured at the top is approx. 11.2 cm.
The height approx. 5.4 cm. Incl. the handle practically 12 cm.

Will be packaged with the utmost care prior to registered shipment.

Lot details
Object
Basket
Material
.916 (88 Zolotniki) silver
Estimated Period
Mid 20th century
Country of Origin
Russia
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of ageing
Weight
197 g
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