I just found this lovely - great condition - set of 6 silver napkin ring holders. Lovely floral art nouveau style. No big dents or scratches. Each one has the same four hallmarks (starting from right to left):
- 9U or could it be upside down and by the cyrillic letters for Pyotr Baskakov?
- Sideways head with 84 to the right and possible a triangle to the left of the head. Possibly a Kokoshnik mark used in the period 1908-1926. I also found something on the internet that looks similar stating this was a Town Mark: 1908-1917 (Postnikova-Loseva # 17).
- Cannot tell
- Maybe a delta indicating Moscow?
The diameter of each napkin ring is approx. 2" by 1 1/2" and they are 1 3/4" wide.
Each one weighs approx. 50-55 grams. Total weight for all six is 313.5 grams.
Any information or thoughts on the value or history would be immensely appreciated! Please let me know if any other information would be helpful. Thank you!