Lot 5501

A personal silver-gilt "feeding funnel", Gavril Ustinov, Moscow, 1823

International Orders & Military Collectibles | A82m | Live auction | 274 Lots

Description

Silver, gilt and engraved (tr.) "God blesses and feeds his nurslings". Moscow hallmark for "84" zolotniki, Cyrillic assayer mark "MT" with the year "1823" and Cyrillic master's mark "GU". Length circa 11 cm. Weight 24 g. Adherent a later filigree necklace (weight 12 g).
Gavril Ustinov, documented in Moscow between 1806 and 1851. The State Historical Museum in Moscow exhibits more of his "feeding funnels".
Provenance: Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna Romanova (1822-92).

Condition: II +

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