A russian Silver-Gilt and Enamel chalice
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weight: approx 300g
material: 925 silver, gilt
The Russian enamel has a centuries-old history. It exists for a long time and became a precious pearl of russian and universal jewellers art. Miniature painting on enamel reached its fullest flower in XVIII century. In St. Petersburg, Moscow and Rostov Yaroslavskii enamel was always used as decoration for different articles: expensive, mainly gold or silver, devotional articles, namely chalices, bowls, settings of icons or books, etc.