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by Dad
Mon Nov 29, 2010 6:11 pm
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: Vodka cup - Riga
Replies: 8
Views: 3774

Re: Vodka cup - Riga

Hi, Qrt.S Sorry for the long answer. A lot of time occupies a writing of messages. About the "Tallinn jeweler plant": After WWII on the basis of the old factory of Roman Tavast the "Tallinn jeweler factory" has been created. ( Т аллиннская Ю велирная Ф абр...
by Dad
Mon Nov 29, 2010 4:09 am
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: Hello and Help for this marks of Kiev
Replies: 8
Views: 2220

Re: Hello and Help for this marks of Kiev

Hi, Postnikov.

Tell me, please, whence this information? Where I can read about it (Igor Zavyanov)? In Russia about it don't know. Write, please, on russian ( cyrillic ): "Zavianov".

Best Reg..
by Dad
Sun Nov 28, 2010 4:25 pm
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: Hello and Help for this marks of Kiev
Replies: 8
Views: 2220

Re: Hello and Help for this marks of Kiev

Hi. Mark of silversmith ИЕЗ (IEZ) from Kiev, isn't identified till now (the “unknown silversmith”). But, till 1892 in Moscow there is such mark. The Moscow silversmith ИЕЗ in Ivanov's book is defined as Zonov I.E. Not rare drawing. Not rare subject. Often such drawing connect with the Jewish t...
by Dad
Sat Nov 27, 2010 5:01 pm
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: Vodka cup - Riga
Replies: 8
Views: 3774

Re: Vodka cup - Riga

Hi, Qrt.S A little lot of history: In 1923 the jeweler and artist Roman Tavast (1895-1942) has based enterprise VMT ROMAN TAVAST for manufacture of badges, medals and наградных signs. Business developed so successfully that in pre-war Estonia enterprise Tavasta occupied one of the most dear...
by Dad
Sat Nov 27, 2010 2:53 pm
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: Help needed...it's 84 zlotniki but H.I.T. ????
Replies: 6
Views: 1609

Re: Help needed...it's 84 zlotniki but H.I.T. ????

Hi. I look that state's marks is original. But photos is bad. Hands of the photographer are shivering.))) "н.i.Ñ‚." - "the unknown master"(1898-1917). Subjects with such mark are storing in the State historical museum in Moscow. I don't understand, why the second mark is "Ð...
by Dad
Fri Nov 26, 2010 4:28 pm
Forum: European Jewelry
Topic: Unknown Croatian Piece
Replies: 2
Views: 1034

Re: Unknown Croatian Piece

It's "Great marshal Josip Broz Tito":0)))). The time of SFRJugoslavia.
by Dad
Thu Nov 25, 2010 2:54 am
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: Russian Silver Enamel Cups Help
Replies: 4
Views: 1594

Re: Russian Silver Enamel Cups Help

Hi.

I think this subject was made in those countries (Bosnia, Poland, the USA and etc.) It is modern work. Fake marks.

Best reg.
by Dad
Wed Nov 24, 2010 6:08 pm
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: Vodka cup - Riga
Replies: 8
Views: 3774

Re: Vodka cup - Riga

Yes, its true.

TJ - "Tallinna Juveelitehas". 1967.
by Dad
Wed Nov 17, 2010 7:52 am
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: Soviet C45 Marking? Any ideas?
Replies: 10
Views: 2814

Re: Soviet C45 Marking? Any ideas?

Hi, all.

It not a saltcellar (solonka) . If volume about 200 ml, it is a box for tea (chainitca).
Look at a modern product: Image

About tradition "Bread-salt" - this is tourist show, usually.))))
by Dad
Sat Nov 13, 2010 8:57 am
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: Is this real silver?
Replies: 62
Views: 14218

Re: Is this real silver?

It would be good to safe this part (the Latvian mark) in a separate theme. If there will be an expert from Latvia he will express the opinion? Thanks In addition. This example of "Milda" (1922) from a site "Silvercollection": http://b.imagehost.org/t/0156/LATVIA875duebis.jpg Bes...
by Dad
Sat Nov 13, 2010 8:36 am
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: Is this real silver?
Replies: 62
Views: 14218

Re: Is this real silver?

It would be good to safe this part (the Latvian mark) in a separate theme. If there will be an expert from Latvia he will express the opinion?

Thanks
by Dad
Sat Nov 13, 2010 7:49 am
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: Is this real silver?
Replies: 62
Views: 14218

Re: Is this real silver?

I am sorry, but to compare a photo of real marks to drawings it noncorrectly. You understand me?
Show please real photos of original marks of Milda of the first period (1922-1927). In drawings of Postnikova other Milda, other period (1927-1940). It is impossible to compare.
by Dad
Fri Nov 12, 2010 4:50 pm
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: Is this real silver?
Replies: 62
Views: 14218

Re: Is this real silver?

I have tried to avoid interfering in this discussion but now it is unavoidable. The mark to left that Dad claims being Latvia's Milda (the mark left to ЕП in the "С.П.Бург" is an an imaginary mark (Postnikov's "harlekin"). It is not even close to the two real Milda marks...
by Dad
Fri Nov 12, 2010 3:13 pm
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: Sper?
Replies: 8
Views: 2523

Re: Sper?

Hi Juke.

Are similar? It's A. Sper. Your mark is below.

Image
by Dad
Thu Nov 11, 2010 12:34 pm
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: The unknown mark of silversmith
Replies: 9
Views: 3128

Re: The unknown mark of silversmith

Hi, Postnikov.

It's not punch. It's hole of fastening of handle (elephant bone). These holes are on all handles. Look it on the first pic..

Best reg.
by Dad
Thu Nov 11, 2010 8:25 am
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: The unknown mark of silversmith
Replies: 9
Views: 3128

Re: The unknown mark of silversmith

Hi all. Postnikov, Don't take offense, please, but you are maniac :0)))))))) These subjects are original Russian silver. 1. І, Ñ– – the letter of Cyrillics, this letter was excluded from the Russian alphabet by reform of 1918 ( the letter was number 10 before reform ), but remained in the Belarus a...
by Dad
Wed Nov 10, 2010 4:13 pm
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: The unknown mark of silversmith
Replies: 9
Views: 3128

The unknown mark of silversmith

Hi all.

Please, tell me about the silversmith. Who is he?
Image
Image

Best reg.
by Dad
Mon Nov 08, 2010 1:40 pm
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: Please help to identify the teaspoon
Replies: 13
Views: 4023

Re: Please help to identify the teaspoon

Hi Glenna, Hi all. Unfortunately, romantic spirit isn't present. It is an arduous toil for life continuation. Worked all both old men and children. Plus was a kitchen garden (garden). I repeat, products weren't highly artistic subjects. It was craft. Worked for large sellers, usually. Now about diff...
by Dad
Mon Nov 08, 2010 9:19 am
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: Please help to identify the teaspoon
Replies: 13
Views: 4023

Re: Please help to identify the teaspoon

Hi all. I will add )))) I think, more similar master Alexandra Ivanovna Malysheva ("AIM") (woman). Village Mitrikovo, Kostroma province. It is mentioned in 1898. Round the town of Kostroma there were many villages. In these villages almost in each house there was a workshop, where all fami...
by Dad
Mon Nov 08, 2010 3:04 am
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: Is this real silver?
Replies: 62
Views: 14218

Re: Is this real silver?

Hi Postnikov. In 1908 Latvia was a part of Russia. At that time there there was no export. The Latvian marks have appeared at the period of Soviet Russia. Imperial silver being in territory of Latvia to WWII marked usual (local) mark. The Time of Troubles. Almost as in Poland. I will repeat, it is a...

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