Set of Wine Pitcher and 12 Glasses. Presented here is a wonderful cut crystal-and-silver set, consisting of a tall pitcher with the gold plated inner part of the neck and cover and twelve matching glasses with the silver rim featuring repeating acanthus leaf design. All silver parts of the set are hallmarked with a barrel shaped cartouche with the image of a sickle & hammer inside a 5-pointed star, followed by the number 875, and capital letter M in front of the star image is for Moscow assay inspection.
Next to them, there is another stamped hallmark "3MO" (Mosremchas factory, Moscow). Judging by these hallmarks, this set was made in Moscow between 1960 and 1965. There is also an engraved inscription in Russian on the outer part of the pitcher's neck: "To Yakov Georgievich on his seventieth birthday from the guys, 1966".We guarantee the authenticity of all items to be as represented. Ashville Fine Arts Gallery specializes in a variety of fine art, antiques, jewelry, collectibles and rare finds. If you haven't seen something that interests you or that you collect, please visit often and check our ever expanding inventory. Make a best effort to provide a fair and descriptive condition report. Examine the photos attentively, as they are an integral part of item descriptions. Domestic & International Customers are Welcome! All items are carefully packed and insured. The item "Vintage Soviet Russian Cut Crystal and Silver Wine Set, Moscow, circa 1960s" is in sale since Friday, February 19, 2016. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Glass\Glassware\Cut Glass\Vintage". The seller is "ashvillegallery" and is located in New York, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.