A composite Russian 84 standard silver flatware service for twelve
various makers, Moscow and St. Petersburg, circa 1894-1896
Comprising: twelve dinner knives with Sheffield stainless steel blades; twelve breakfast knives with Sheffield stainless steel blades; twelve soup spoons; twelve dessert spoons; twelve dinner forks; twelve salad forks; twelve coffee spoons; one soup ladle with gilded interior; one large serving spoon; one small meat serving fork, all with marks by Nikolay Pavlov, the other serving pieces including one fish slicer, partial mark, one jelly slicer, with mark PJS for unknown St. Petersburg maker, one flat spatula for soft cheese, with mark of Petr Miliukov, one shaped slicer with steel blade by Kalankin Firm, one sugar shell, with mark of Petr Miliukov, sugar tongs, with mark EE for unidentified maker, six salt cellers, with mark in Cyrillic PA, six small salt spoons, with mark in Cyrillic GAG, all with engraved cypher under princely crown.
length of ladle 11 1/2in (29.3cm)
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