184. Inkwell "Armed Rats" Russia

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Auction begins: 27 Nov 2021 12:00
Estimate: 600-800 EUR
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Inkwell "Armed Rats" Russia

Inkwell "Armed Rats" , decorated with the Coat of arms of the city of Moscow depicting George the Victorious on horseback striking a dragon with a spear, the Coat of arms of the Russian Empire depicting the two-headed eagle of the Romanovs′ house, two figurines of rats with an ax and a knife in the upper part of the object.

Hallmarks: Sazikov, assay stamp of the letter A.A. 1844, numbers "84", a stamp with a two-headed eagle (Supplier of the Russian Imperial Court).
Weight: 212 gr.

Historical Background: This item "Inkwell" was intended for use by a criminal investigator. The allegorical depiction of figures in the form of armed rats means the struggle between the law and the criminal world.

Condition: Signs of wear commensurate with age
Material: Silver 84
Product sizes: Height - 8.8cm width - 9.5cm
Location: Gallery "Antiqon", Brivibas street 52, Riga, Latvia
Warranty: Warranty is not provided.
Country: Russia
Period: 20th century
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