London, South Kensington
7 July 2000
A silver Coffee-pot
marked in Cyrillic G. Shang, Kursk, 1857
Baluster-shaped, with elongated spout, the handle chased and engraved to imitate a branch with leaf terminals, the detachable cover with flower-head finial above a foliate mount, gilt interior, marked under base and cover
6¾in. (17.4cm.) high
Bought from Wartski, London, in 1988.
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