A solid silver kiddish cup/vodka cup.
Decorated with engraved ornaments in Russian style.

Not monogrammed.

Hallmarked underside: initials "И З" (I Z)

for well-known Moscow silversmith and manufacturer
Иван Захаров
(English - Ivan Zakharov) listed 1856-1896

Assayer's initials are not clear over date mark "1879", "84" for 0,875/1000 silver,
and "St. George" mark for city of Moscow.

Marks are crisp and clear except of assayer's. 

Made in Moscow, Russia, ca.1879

For more information please see:
Postnikova", 1995 Edition, page 216  #2490 for maker,
....and other sources for maker and assayer.

Please keep the ruler handy, because in the picture
the thimble looks like a bucket and Big Ben like a mental clock.

Approx.: Height: 2-1/8in.  (53mm.)
              Top Diameter: 1-13/16in.  (47mm.)
              Bottom Diameter: 1-1/4in.  (32mm.)
              Capacity: 1.7 fl.oz.  (50 ml.)
              Weight: 1.04 troy oz.  (32.3 gr.)

Clean, free of dings, dents and blemishes.

Dark spots you are seeing on the photos,
are reflections of a camera and other objects.

Commensurate with age, the condition is excellent.

Rare for its maker and overall condition.

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