Silver Samorodok Vase, Finland, 1972
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Description: - A silver bud vase made by Kultakeskus Oy, Hämeenlinna, Finland, 1972. The bud vase is crafted using the Samorodok technique, and it is of trumpet form, with a single handle. The vase is stamped with the Kultakeskus Oy makers mark (crouching lion), nation mark (crown), '830H' silver fineness mark, the city mark for Hämeenlinna, and date letter 'T7' to denote 1972.
Date: - 1972.
Period: - Late 20th Century.
Maker: - Kultakeskus Oy.
Measurement: - The vase measures approximately 23.1cm height x 8.4cm (end to end including handle).
Weight: - 139.8 grams / 4.49 troy ounces.
Condition: - The silver vase is in good condition. Light surface scratches to the vase commensurate with age. When upturned the base appears to display signs that a minor engraving may have been previously polished out - for example a serial code or similar engraving may have been removed. This is not visible when the vase is upright and requires close inspection to notice any hint of over-polishing. Please see photographs for confirmation of condition.
Item No: - 1636_buk1.