RUSSIAN ENAMEL AND SILVER-GILT COVERED CHALICE,

bearing partial marks, including 88 zolotniki and the unidentified mark AC. With all-over cloisonné enameled decoration consisting of floral work, scrollwork, eagles, and Russian Imperial double-headed eagles in a variety of rich colors, and with a Russian Imperial double-headed eagle finial. The chalice is seventeenth century in spirit but actually produced in the late nineteenth century. 11.25` high overall.