A small collection of silver, comprising a elastic belt with Russian nielloed silver buckle and five links, cyrillic maker's mark AP, assayer Ivan Sergeievich Lebedkin, Moscow 1898–1908, 84 standard; a pair of Soviet parcel-gilt nielloed earrings; a Soviet ring set with a green stone, presumably nephrite, a pair of nielloed earclips and a filigree bracelet, L. 18 cm. (7).
Provenance: The Danish seller's stepmother's parents, Arne Hammer and his Russian-born wife, Tatiana Konstantinova Hammer, née Martinson. Arne Hammer worked for the Great Northern Telegraph Company and travelled often to Russia in the 1920s. In Irkutsk, he met Tatiana, whom he married and moved to Denmark. Tatiana Hammer belonged to the Russian circles in Copenhagen.