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Lot 499: A FABERGÉ SILVER FOUR-PIECE TRAVELLING TEA SERVICE, MOSCOW, 1896 |
19 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: comprising: teapot, creamer, open sugar bowl, and kettle on foliding lampstand (lacks lamp), all engraved with Cyrillic monogram under a crown, marked K Fabergé Cyrillic incuse with Imperial warrant, 84 standard
hallmarks rubbed on several pieces but Fabergé mark clear, as noted re: lamp missing
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Provenance: The monogram NW is said to be that of a prince of the Volkonsky family.
Dimensions: height of kettle on lampstand 9 1/2 in.