Russian Enamel Vodka and Punch Service
This rare Russian enamel vodka and punch bowl set is a tour-de-force of Czarist-period craftsmanship. Comprising six footed cups, a bowl and tray, the entire 8-piece service is crafted of silver gilt and completely encapsulated in brilliant champlevé enamel. Created by Russian silversmith Ivan Khlebnikov, this superb set is contained within its beautiful showcase box by Bulgari, a luxury retailer that is renowned for offering only the world's finest antique objets d'art. Whenever an antique comes on the market in a Bulgari box, one can be certain that what is inside is the best ever made.
The service features the troinik mark for the assayer Aleksandrovich Petrov of Moscow and the 88 zolotniks mark; bears the hallmark of Ivan Khlebnikov.