More Russian glitter to make the entire planet sparkle from Fabergé.Odds and ends in gilded silver and cloisonné enamel from the websites of various auction houses.

Small bratina. ca. 1895.
Small bratina. ca. 1895. Russian. Gilded silver and cloisonné enamel. Michael Perchin, chief workmaster for Fabergé. Original scratched Fabergé inventory number 57994. Sold by Sotheby’s in 1993. Image © 2019 John Atzbach Antiques. Fair use license. via http://atzbach.com/product/a-rare-faberge-perchin-cloisonne-enamel-bratina/
Kovsh in the design of a dragon. 1908-1917. Made in Moscow.
Kovsh in the design of a dragon. 1908-1917. Made in Moscow. Silver gilt and Cloisonné enamel. Feodor Rückert, workmaster for Fabergé. Marked in “K. Fabergé” with the Imperial Warrant in incuse lettering. Image © 1999 – 2019 SKINNER, INC. Fair use license. via https://www.skinnerinc.com/auctions/2835B/lots/1077
Napkin rings. 1908-1917.
Napkin rings. 1908-1917. Gilded silver and enamel. Feodor Ruckert, workmaster for Fabergé. Ruckert mark overstruck with Faberge mark to interior. Image © 1999 – 2019 SKINNER, INC. Fair use license. via https://www.skinnerinc.com/auctions/2645B/lots/387
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Silver birds to sit around the house. Think on it long enough and maybe they’ll fly. Mostly to keep spices in but some just for fun.

Parrot spice boxes with hinged wings, scaly talons and a detachable head. ca. 1890.
Parrot spice boxes with hinged wings, scaly talons and a detachable head. ca. 1890. German silver with a wooden perch. Hallmarked. Image courtesy Nelson & Nelson Antiques, New York. Image Vervendi ©1998-2019. Fair use license. via https://www.trocadero.com/stores/nelson/items/1346578/Antique-German-Silver-Parrot-Spice-Boxes-Pair-Pretty
Hinged rooster spice box. Antique.
Hinged rooster spice box. Antique. German silver. Image © 2019 EBTH, Inc. Fair use license. via https://www.ebth.com/items/10573893-german-800-silver-hinged-rooster-spice-box
Songbird. Contemporary.
Songbird. Contemporary. Florentine, hand-made in Italy. Sterling silver with a gold vermeil beak. Image © 2019 SCULLY & SCULLY. Fair use license. via https://www.scullyandscully.com/collectibles/handcrafted-sculptures/silver-sculptures/sterling-silver-birds.axd

Silver soup tureens from 18th century France with animals on the lids hoping they never fall in. From various collections and all made in Paris.

Tureen with crayfish. 1749. French. Silver.
Tureen with crayfish. 1749. French. Silver, cast in several parts and soldered together. Étienne-Jacques Marcq, silversmith (born ca. 1705–1781). Image © 2000–2019 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Tureen in the public domain due to age. via https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/462598
Tureen with sea creatures.
Tureen, stand and cover with sea creatures. Modeled on an actual sea shell. One of two tureens made for Evelyn Pierrepont, 2nd Duke of Kingston, in 1735-1740. Silver. Juste-Aurèle Meissonnier, designer. Made by Pierre-François Bonnestrenne and Henry Adnet. Image © Cleveland Museum of Art. Fair use license. via http://cefiro.main.jp/Juste_Aurele_Meissonier.html
Tureen with lid with boar's heads and forelegs ornamenting either end with vegetables, crustaceans, and other game on the lid.
Tureen with lid with boar’s heads and forelegs ornamenting either end with vegetables, crustaceans, and other game on the lid. Part of a large dinner service ordered by Louis-Alexandre de Bourbon, Comte de Toulouse in 1727. 1733-1734. French. Thomas Germain, silversmith. Image © 2019 Detroit Institute of Arts. Fair use license. via https://www.dia.org/art/collection/object/tureen-lid-liner-and-stand-45774

More ice bowls from back when ice was exciting. An ice cream bowl that snuck in when I wasn’t looking. American. Granted it was an over the top time for many but who wouldn’t like to have silver walruses guarding their ice cubes?

Ice bowl with two polar bears. 1870.
Ice bowl with two polar bears, engraved “Presented to William R. Highby Esq. as a mark of esteem by N. A. Baldwin, J. B. Stebens, Eugene Thorn, H. C. Baldwin, and R. C. Livingston. Made in 1870 and presented in 1872. Presented in connection with Alaska having become part of the United States in 1867. Sterling silver with a frosted finish. Tiffany, New York, maker. Image © 2019 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2016/orfevrerie-boites-or-objets-vitrine-pf1602/lot.84.html
"Polar" ice bowl. ca. 1870.
“Polar” ice bowl with a motif of polar bears, ice chunks and icicles. Made to celebrate the 1867 purchase of the Alaska Territory. ca. 1870. Sterling silver. Gorham Manufacturing Company, Providence, Rhode Island, maker. Image © 2019 Spencer Marks Ltd, Southampton. Fair use license. via https://www.spencermarks.com/products/gorham-antique-sterling-silver-polar-ice-bowl-providence-ri-c-1870
Serving dish from the MacKay dinner service with an elephant leg motif. ca. 1878.rvice. c.
Serving dish from the MacKay dinner service with an elephant leg motif. Exhibited at the Paris 1878 International Exposition. ca. 1878. Parcel gilt sterling silver. Tiffany and Company, maker. Image © 2019 Spencer Marks Ltd, Southampton. Fair use license. via https://www.spencermarks.com/products/tiffany-co-parcel-gilt-antique-sterling-ice-cream-service-from-the-mackay-service-nyc-c-1978
Japanese style ice bowl with walruses that were probably modeled by Eugene J. Soligny. 1877.
Japanese style ice bowl with walruses that were probably modeled by Eugene J. Soligny. 1877. Parcel gilt silver. Tiffany and Company, maker. Image © 2019 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2012/americana-vo-n08950/lot.194.html

Chinese export candlesticks. In silver and in porcelain and mostly late 19th century. All beautiful.

Candlesticks in the form of a fire breathing dragon. ca. 1890.
Candlesticks in the form of a fire breathing dragon. ca. 1890. Chased and embossed silver with applied protruding arms and legs. MakMaker’s mark: WH (Wang Hing & Company). Image © 1stdibs, Inc. 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/dining-entertaining/tableware/antique-chinese-export-silver-dragon-candlesticks-circa-1890/id-f_2943772/
Candlesticks with porcelain parrots. 19th c.
Candlesticks with porcelain parrots. 19th c. Porcelain with an ormolu mount. Maker not known. Sold by Christies in 1998. Image © 2002-2019 LiveAuctioneers. Fair use license. via https://www.liveauctioneers.com/en-gb/item/57428421_chinese-export-porcelain-and-ormolu-candlesticks
Rose medallion candlesticks. Antique.
Rose medallion candlesticks. Antique. Image © Northeast Auctions. Fair use license. via https://northeastauctions.com/product/five-chinese-export-porcelain-rose-medallion-candlesticks-heights-6-to-12-inches/

Imperial Russian punch bowls with a wine cistern that snuck in somehow. Maybe they just emptied the vodka into it and called it punch . . .who can tell. . .

Punch bowl set. ca. 1900.
Punch bowl set. ca. 1900. Made in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Silver and silver-gilt. Makers mark: Imperial Warrant mark of Grachev Brothers. Assay master’s mark: Cyrillic initials Ya.L. of Yakov Lyapunov. Assay mark of Saint Petersburg, 1899-1903. Grachev Brothers, maker. Image © 2019 Ruzhnikov. Fair use license. via https://www.ruzhnikov.com/russian-european-silver/russian-imperial-silver-gilt-punch-set/
Punch service. 1896.
Punch service. 1896. Made in Moscow, Russia. Silver-gilt and polychrome cloisonné enamel. Ovchinnikov, maker. Image © 2019 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2015/russian-works-art-faberge-icons-l15113/lot.261.html
Presentation punch service. 1874-1875.
Presentation punch service. 1874-1875. Made in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Silver and silver-gilt. Presented to Captain Joseph Wiggins by the Imperial Russian Naval Ministry in 1894. Sazikov, maker. Image © Bonhams 2001-2019. Fair use license. via https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/22586/lot/92/?category=list
Monumental wine cistern and stand. ca. 1890.
Monumental wine cistern and stand. ca. 1890. Saint Petersburg. Silver and silver-gilt. Bowl, liner and stand Made by Sazikov after a design by August Karl Spiess, St. Petersburg, circa 1890 bowl, liner, and stand. Ornamented with putti. Raised rim of the base engraved in Cyrillic “Work of Sazikov. Model [by] A.K. Spiess.” Image © 2019 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2013/russian-works-of-art-and-silver-n08981/lot.96.html

Colored perfume bottles with beautiful silver overlays. 1900-1930.

Ruby glass perfume bottle with silver overlay.
Ruby glass perfume bottle with silver overlay. ca. 1900. Art Nouveau in style. Maker not known. Image © 1stdibs, Inc. 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/decorative-objects/vases-vessels/bottles/ruby-glass-art-nouveau-perfume-bottle-silver-overlay/id-f_7403483/
Crown perfume bottle, souvenir of the Brandenburg Gate, Berlin. ca. 1930.
Crown perfume bottle, souvenir of the Brandenburg Gate, Berlin. ca. 1930. Silver overlay on porcelain. Maker not known. Image © Cynthia Findlay Antiques, Toronto. Fair use license. via https://www.cynthiafindlay.com/crown-perfume-bottle-silver-overlay-on-porcelain.html
Perfume bottle with silver overlay. ca. 1925.
Perfume bottle with silver overlay. ca. 1925. Made in Germany. Porcelain with silver. Maker not known. Image © 2019 Catawiki. Fair use license. via https://auction.catawiki.com/kavels/9618695-art-deco-perfume-bottle-of-porcelain-with-silver-overlay
Perfume bottle with a floral pattern and silver overlay. ca. 1920.
Perfume bottle with a floral pattern and silver overlay. ca. 1920. Art Deco. Made in Germany. Image © 2019 Catawiki. Fair use license. via https://auction.catawiki.com/kavels/9598983-art-deco-perfume-bottle-of-porcelain-with-silver-overlay
Clear glass perfume bottle with sterling silver overlay in a foliage design. Art Deco. Glass and sterling silver. Maker not known.
Clear glass perfume bottle with silver overlay in a foliage design. Art Deco. Glass and sterling silver. Maker not known. Image © 1995-2019 eBay Inc. Fair use license. via https://www.ebay.com/itm/Art-Deco-Sterling-Silver-Overlay-Foliage-Clear-Glass-Perfume-Bottle-/233196975876