Pair of, Vintage Podstakannik Cups, Russian, Silver Plate, Ussr, Sputnik, 1950

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Specifications

Material Silver
Period 20th Century
Width (cm) 10.00
Depth (cm) 8.00
Height (cm) 10.50
Product Code ‌18.7591

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Location United Kingdom
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Description

This is a pair of vintage podstakannik cups. A Russian, silver plated USSR tea glass holder, dating to the mid 20th century, circa 1950. Delightful tea glass holders with fascinating, space-related motif Displaying a desirably aged patina and in good order Silver plated glass holders present a bright polished appearance Later glass tumblers in good order - can be replaced to individual taste with a maximum 60mm diameter glass (2.25") Relief scene to front depicts Mother Russia reaching out to Sputnik, with the Kremlin in the background Striking wheat sheaf relief detail issuing outwards from the central scene Distinctive handles accentuated with chased foliate pattern Engraved to base with Cyrillic maker's mark - ??3???, u/p70K This is a charming pair of vintage podstakannik cups. Ideally suited to travel for their added stability, these tea glass holders are as useful in the home as they are for travel. With the space race and Sputnik interest, this pair will appeal to collectors of classic USSR vintage items as well as institutions. Delivered polished and ready to use or display. Dimensions: Max Width: 10cm (4'') Max Depth: 8cm (3.25'') Max Height: 10.5cm (4.25'') Podstakannik Width: 10cm (4'') Podstakannik Depth: 8cm (3.25'') Podstakannik Height: 8.5cm (3.25'').

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