Kubachi solid silver niello tea glass holder. USSR, first half of the 20th century. Silver, gilding, chasing. Soviet-era 875 silver mark together with other hallmarks. Bottom rim is bumped, but overall good condition. A standard glass is supplied with this holder. 1 only, as shown.
The village of Kubachi in Dagestan is a traditional production center of silverwork, including tea glass holders and jewelry, as well as other materials such as stone and wood.