ANTIQUE 19thC IMPERIAL RUSSIAN SOLID SILVER TEA & COFFEE SET, 4th ARTEL c.1890
Antique late 19th Century Imperial Russian solid silver five piece tea and coffee set, comprising of teapot, coffee pot, covered sugar bowl, cream jug and cake basket, although by different makers the set features an identical and very unusual Rococo design, extremely heavy gauge, each hinged cover terminating with a cast floral finial, plain scroll handles, richly gilt inside.
The coffee pot, sugar bowl and cream jug are hallmarked Russian silver 84 (875 standard), Moscow, 1908-1926, Maker 4.M.A (4th Moscow Artel, known to have made pieces for Faberge), The teapot and cake basker hallmarked 84 (875 standard), St-Petersburg, 1891, Assay master Alexander Shevyakov (1895-1898), Maker in Cyrilic A.B (Unknown Maker)
In Excellent Condition - No Damage.
Width: 24 x 12cm
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Width: 20 x 12cm
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Width: 28 x 21cm