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    Sale 7772

    Russian Art

    1 - 2 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 56

    A Silver Tea and Coffee-Service

    MARKED FABERGÉ WITH THE IMPERIAL WARRANT, WITH THE WORKMASTER'S MARK OF ALEKSANDER WÄKEVA, ST PETERSBURG, 1908-1917, SCRATCHED INVENTORY NUMBER 23871

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    A Silver Tea and Coffee-Service
    Marked Fabergé with the Imperial warrant, with the workmaster's mark of Aleksander Wäkeva, St Petersburg, 1908-1917, scratched inventory number 23871
    The partly fluted set comprising a coffee-pot and tea-pot, each with partly domed and fluted hinged covers, with fluted ivory finials and ivory handles, a milk-jug, two handled sugar-bowl and a swing-handled oval cake-basket, gilt interiors, all marked under bases
    The coffee-pot 7½ in. (19 cm.) high; the cake-basket 9¾ in. (23.6 cm.) long
    gross weight 81 oz. (2,522 gr.) (5)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED EUROPEAN COLLECTION