The silver kiddush cup is cylindrical, with an overturned rim.
It is decorated with a wide band bearing a crest with a dedicatory inscription in square filled letters which reads:
"לזכר/ נשמת ר' דוד ב"ר )בן רבי( /יהודה -מרדכי / לייב/ בענדערסקע/ שנפטר יז אייר/ שנת תרפב"
"In memory of the soul of Rabbi David son of Rabbi Judah -Mordecai Leib Bendersky who died on the seventeenth day of the month of Iyar the year (5)682= (1922)".
The crest is flanked on either side by branches and flowers.
cf Postnikova- Losseva, p.203, no.2022.
2. The cyrillic initials L.O. (in lat.) over the cypher 1895 in a rectangular frame with cut edges. This is an assayer mark
of Lev Fedorovich Olex who was active in 1890-1896. cf Postnikova-Losseva, p.205, no.2121. 3. The hallmark depicts the cypher 84 in a rectangular frame with cut
edges. This is a Russian quality mark used in the 18th and 19th c. cf Postnikova-Losseva, p.148, similar to no.12-15. 4.The name P. Milukov in cyrillic letters, in a rectangular frame
surmounted by a medallion depicting a male head facing right. This is the hallmark of Milukov Petr Pavlovich, the owner of the silversmiths factory active between 1877-1912. cf Postnikova- Losseva, p.225, no.2820
5.The cyrillic initials P.M (in lat.) in a rectangular frame. This is the hallmark of P. Milukov. cf Postnikova- losseva, p.225, no.2819. 6.The hallmark depicts a male head facing right in a round frame. This
is an unidentified hallmark probably belonging to the factory of P. Milukov.