Spice Tower - Silver. Russia, 1863
Sold for: $460
$800 - $1,200
Auction house commission: 22%
VAT: On commission only
Impressive spice tower, stamped  Russia, 1863 [two stamps - silver purity and year].
Cast silver, hammered, engraved and drilled. Tower with walls decorated in vegetation patterns and cast lions and eagles. The front wall has a door with a hook hinge and closure. Bells hang from the upper part and the middle. Round pedestal on square base.
Height: 26 cm. Lacking flag for top of tower. Fine condition.