An Antique Russian Imperial Silver Hunting Trophy by Carl Faberge. The silver trophy is decorated in neo-classical taste with ribbon tied laurel garlands, ribbon tied reeded rim, and chased acanthus leaves on base. The front is finely engraved with the emblem of the Imperial Society For Proper Hunting a double headed Russian Imperial eagle and an elks head laid on a six pointed star, recipients name and date January 1905. The trophy was made by Faberges Moscow branch between 1899 and 1905.
It is fully marked under the base with Moscow assay stamp of the period, Faberge name, and original Faberges scratched inventory number. Tsar Nicholas II was the patron of the Imperial Society for Proper Hunting. The tsars photograph shown here was taken in 1912 in Spala (Poland) where Nicholas II had a hunting lodge. (Carl Faberge) beneath Russian Imperial warrant (double headed eagle), 84 zolotnik old Russian silver standard (875/1000) with initials for Moscow assay master Ivan Lebedkin, and Faberges scratched inventory number 19301. The item "FABERGE Antique Russian Silver Imperial Hunting Trophy" is in sale since Thursday, June 30, 2016.This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Non-U.com" and is located in Chicago, Illinois. This item can be shipped worldwide.