Up for your consideration original antique Imperial Russian glass holder (podstakannik) made by one of the most famous Russian silversmith Gustav Klingert . The glass tea holder is of cylindrical form with geometric handle, applied overall with scroll decoration against turquioise ground with beaded white border. Klingert began working as a master for Faberge and in 1865 founded his own factory in Moscow employing over 200 artisans and manufactured items worth 400,000 roubles. In 1889 he exhibited at the Exposition Universelle in Paris where his works were granted honourable mentions.
Four years later at the World Fair in Chicago, Klingert was described as one of the most important firms in Russia. The glass holder is in excellent condition, consistent with age and use. Marked underneath with 84 standard, Moscow town mark, date (1892) and assayer's mark L.O in Cyrillic for Lev Fridrikhovich Oleks and workmaster's mark G. K in Latin for Gustav Klingert, scratched inventory number 2904, as well as monogrammed ARA in Latin. Please, look at the photos as they are part of the description. H 3 1/8 (with handle).
There is NO RETURN for items unless i have made a fundamental mistake in my item description. The reason of the return should be based on facts that i have not referred to. The item "Imperial Russian 84 Gilded Silver Enamel Glass Holder (Klingert)" is in sale since Monday, June 3, 2019.This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Non-U. The seller is "oleg10016" and is located in Staten Island, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.