Imperial era Russian silver enameled up and ready to grace anyone’s dacha. Mid 19th century, made by goldworker Pavel Ovchinnikov of Moscow.

Beaker. 1895. Made in Moscow.
Beaker. 1895. Made in Moscow. Silver and cloisonné enamel. Image © Shapiro Auctions. Fair use license. via https://www.shapiroauctions.com/auctions/russian-international-art-auction-2013-11-16/413-a-silver-gilt-and-cloisonne-enamel-beaker-pavel-ovchinnikov-moscow-1895/
Tea caddy. 1908-1917.
Tea caddy. 1908-1917. Silver and cloisonné enamel. Image © MutualArt. Fair use license. via https://www.mutualart.com/Artwork/Russian-Silver-and-Cloisonne-Enamel-Tea-/041A34C7B2403E71
Box with cockerel handles. 1908-1917.
Box with cockerel handles. 1908-1917. Made in Moscow. Silver-gilt with cloisonné enamel. Mark of Pavel Ovchinnikov beneath the imperial warrant. Image © 2019 Catawiki. Fair use license. via https://auction.catawiki.com/kavels/12079053-imperial-russian-84-silver-gilt-cloisonn-enamel-box-with-cockerel-handles-mark-of-pavel-ovchinnikov-1830-1888-beneath-the-imperial-warrant-moscow-russia-1908-1917
Octagonal tankard. Made for Tsar Alexander III in 1889-90.
Octagonal tankard. Made in Moscow for Tsar Alexander III in 1889-90. Gilded silver, multicolor cloisonné and plique-à-jour enamel tankard. Decorated with a design of scrolling foliage with a plique-à-jour enamel scene of an eagle fighting a serpent. Design taken from a Turkish-made enamel tankard with a coiled-serpent handle that had been a gift to Tsar of Muscovy and was preserved in the Kremlin Armory that was included in Solntsev’s Antiquities of the Russian State, published in the mid 19th century. Image © 2019 John Atzbach Antiques. Fair use license. via http://atzbach.com/product/pavel-ovchinnikov-tankard-for-alexander-iii/
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