A trompe l'oeil silver tea set and kettle  Alexander sokolov, st Petersburg 1881 and 1882 and various makers
Lot 152Y
A parcel-gilt trompe l'œil tea set and kettle Alexander Sokolov, St Petersburg, 1881-1882; and various makers
£50,000 - 70,000
US$ 85,000 - 120,000
Auction Details
Lot Details
A parcel-gilt trompe l'œil tea set and kettle
Alexander Sokolov, St Petersburg, 1881-1882; and various makers
chased to simulate bast weave with gilt interiors, comprising a baluster-shaped coffee pot and teapot with ivory insulating bands, two-handled covered sugar bowl, milk jug, rectangular swing-handled cake basket, each engraved with monogram JKS, marked under bases, and associated strainer and sugar tongs in fitted case and a set of twelve teaspoons, each partly gilt with initials KS, all contained in fitted case with additional unboxed bast weave tea kettle with mounted wood swing handle and lamp with ivory handle on angular stand with four flared feet, 84 standard
height of coffee pot: 18.8cm (7in). (22)
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