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Silver Inkwell for Czar Nicholas
Silver Inkwell for Czar Nicholas
Silver Inkwell for Czar Nicholas
Silver Inkwell for Czar Nicholas
Silver Inkwell for Czar Nicholas
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Silver Inkwell for Czar Nicholas

  • This exquisite inkwell by the legendary Grachev Brothers was made for Czar Nikolai of Russia
  • Featuring intricately cut glass in a star pattern, the inkwell rests upon a silver base
  • Its refined, neoclassical design is completed by a silver lid with the Czar's monogram and crown
  • The Grachev Brothers were appointed court suppliers to His Imperial Majesty Czar Alexander III
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$9,850
Item No. 31-8261

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This exquisite inkwell by the legendary Grachev Brothers was made for Czar Nicholas of Russia. Featuring intricately cut glass in a star pattern, the inkwell rests upon an exquisite silver base. Its refined, neoclassical design is completed by a silver lid with the Czar's monogram surmounted by the imperial crown.

The Grachev Brothers, distinguished for their exceptional design and unwavering commitment to quality, were appointed court suppliers to His Imperial Majesty Czar Alexander III. . .
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This exquisite inkwell by the legendary Grachev Brothers was made for Czar Nicholas of Russia. Featuring intricately cut glass in a star pattern, the inkwell rests upon an exquisite silver base. Its refined, neoclassical design is completed by a silver lid with the Czar's monogram surmounted by the imperial crown.

The Grachev Brothers, distinguished for their exceptional design and unwavering commitment to quality, were appointed court suppliers to His Imperial Majesty Czar Alexander III in 1892. The firm earned widespread acclaim and prestigious commissions from European royalty and nobility, and their creations found a place in private collections worldwide, including that of the British Royal Family.

Marked with the Grachev Brothers stamp in Cyrillic and Imperial warrant
Bears 84 standard mark

Late 19th/Early 20th century

5 1/2" high x 4" wide x 4 1/8" deep
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Silver Inkwell for Czar Nicholas
Period: 19th Century
Origin: Russia
Type: Inkstands
Depth: 4.13 in. (10.48 cm)
Width: 4.0 in. (10.16 cm)
Height: 5.5 in. (13.97 cm)
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