Daily Archives: July 6, 2024

Home »  2024 »  July »  6th (Saturday)

admin
Comments Off

875 Silver, VELIKY USTYG Factory 1961 – 1968. Decorative gilded niello silver. 875 Table spoons, single. Size: dinner spoon, handmade. Weight 79.3 grams/ 2.55 ozt. 210 mm / 8,25 in. Condition: very very good (never been used).

admin
Comments Off

Very Unusual Antique Art Deco European 800 Silver Niello Multi-Design Bar Brooch. This gorgeous Russian silver Niello work belt buckle was made by Russian silversmith. Aleksandr Vasilbev Domnin in St. Petersburg around the 1890s. It features a masterfully decorated scalloped shield design with. A jambiya dagger pin on a safety chain. All parts to this antique early 20th century buckle are hallmarked. In very good antique condition with some tarnishing to the back, closes well and secure. Niello is a black mixture, usually of sulphur, copper, silver, and lead, used as an inlay on engraved or etched silver. It is added as a powder or paste, then fired until it melts or at least softens, and flows or is pushed into the engraved lines in the metal. It hardens and blackens when cool, and the niello on the flat surface is polished off to show the filled lines in black, […]