28 November 2007
A set of parcel-gilt and niello caddies with a pair of sugar-tongs and a strainer
caddies mark of 11th Artel, Moscow, 1893; sugar-tongs and strainer Cyrillic mark of Ivan Khlebnikov with the Imperial warrant, Moscow, 1891 and 1893
The two caddies, oblong, with views of St. Basil's, the Red Gates and the Kremlin, Moscow, each within foliate scroll border on stippled ground, the covers similarly decorated, each engraved in a roundel with the Cyrillic initials LM, marked under bases and covers and on stopper; together with a silver-gilt strainer and a pair of sugar-tongs similarly engraved with the same initials, marked on handles
caddies 4 1/8in. (10.5 cm.) high and slightly smaller (4)
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