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    Sale 1989

    Russian Art

    18 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 167

    A Silver Tea and Coffee Service

    MARK OF WIBERG, MOSCOW, 1842

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Silver Tea and Coffee Service
    Mark of Wiberg, Moscow, 1842
    Comprising a teapot, coffee pot, milk jug, covered sugar, waste bowl, handled basket, and two-handled tray, each lobed body with rims decorated with Rococo scrollwork shells and flowers, with ivory handles and finials, engraved with crowned monogram 'GM', together with a sugar tongs, dated 1843, fully marked
    The tray 27¾ in. (70.5 cm.) long, the coffee pot 8 in. (20.3 cm.) high
    173.8 oz. (5,397 gr.) (8)


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