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A COMPOSITE TWELVE-PIECE SILVER TOILETTE SET, comprising an oval dish with gilt interior, a beaker with gilt interior, a covered powder box with original puff, two circular patch boxes, two candlesticks, a rectangular silver-covered pen-tray, and four silver-mounted perfume bottles, all with the engraved initials JC, the beaker by Efim Siderov, St. Petersburg, one patch box Moscow, 1852, unknown maker's Cyrillic initials FV, the remainder St. Petersburg, various makers, various later years, in lined fitted wooden case, the hinged lid stamped in Russian Vladimirov, SPB, Nevskii prospekt no.31 with brass handles and catches, on stand

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A COMPOSITE TWELVE-PIECE SILVER TOILETTE SET, comprising an oval dish with gilt interior, a beaker with gilt interior, a covered powder box with original puff, two circular patch boxes, two candlesticks, a rectangular silver-covered pen-tray, and four silver-mounted perfume bottles, all with the engraved initials JC, the beaker by Efim Siderov, St. Petersburg, one patch box Moscow, 1852, unknown maker's Cyrillic initials FV, the remainder St. Petersburg, various makers, various later years, in lined fitted wooden case, the hinged lid stamped in Russian Vladimirov, SPB, Nevskii prospekt no.31 with brass handles and catches, on stand
the dish 8 1/8in (20.7cm.) long
Provenance
Jessie Cockburn, nanny to the children of the Duke of Mecklenburg and his morganatic wife Countess Carlow
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