An extensive cased 19th century composite Russian silver and silver-gilt coffee and vodka compendium various dates and makers  (Qty)
Lot 149
An extensive cased 19th century composite Russian silver and silver-gilt coffee and vodka compendium
various dates and makers (Qty)
Sold for £17,500 (US$ 29,019) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Colonial and Continental Silver
An extensive cased 19th century composite Russian silver and silver-gilt coffee and vodka compendium
various dates and makers
Comprising: a matched three-piece coffee service, the teapot, by Christian Seignitz, St Petersburg 1860, the sugar and cream, by Mattias Skitt, St Petersburg 1869, lobed baluster form, engraved with scrolling leaf reserves, scroll handles, the coffee pot with stylised bud finial on a leafy calyx, the handle with ivory insulators, height of coffee pot 19cm, a covered trompe l'oeil butter dish, by Pavel Ovchinnikov, Moscow 1866, in the form of a wooden tub with applied bands, length 11cm, a swing-handled basket, by Mattias Skitt, St Petersburg 1869, oval flaring form, pierced handle, engraved with scrolling leaf reserves, on an oval collet foot, length 22cm, a set of twelve silver-gilt and niello vodka cups, maker's mark 'AM', Moscow 1870, flaring form with central bands of foliate scrolls, height 4.5cm, a set of twelve silver-gilt and niello teaspoons, by Sazikov, Moscow 1876, knopped stems, the reverse of the fig-shaped bowls engraved and enamelled with foliate scrolls, length 13.5cm, a two-handled tray, by Henrik Hacklin, St Petersburg 1869, shaped rectangular form with scalloped corners and entwined scrolling-leaf handles, length 59cm, a pair of butter knives, St Petersburg 1870, a sifter spoon, St Petersburg 1868 and a pair of sugar tongs, Moscow 1856, all pieces engraved with a coat-of-arms, in a fitted brown leather case with brass handles, weight total 137oz. (Qty)
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