Russian Niello and .875 Silver Pitcher, Moscow, c. 1887, unidentified maker's mark "GI," assay master probably Vladimir Stepanovich Smirnov, made for Tiffany & Co., foliate motif covering a bulbous body, blank medallion, ht. 5 in., approx. 7.85 troy oz.
Provenance: A New England Institution.
In very good condition, no apparent dents and a few small nicks at rim of spout.
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