20 May 2015
PROPERTY OF AN IMPORTANT SWISS COLLECTOR
FOUR PARCEL-GILT SILVER AND NIELLO PICTORIAL SERVING SPOONS
VARIOUS MAKERS, MOSCOW, 1883, CIRCA 1890, 1889, 1845
With circular and oval bowls, the reverse of the bowls nielloed with views of Moscow and St. Petersburg landmarks, the twist stems with shaped knopped finials, marked on stems; some also with Swiss import marks
The largest: 7¾ in. (19.7 cm.) long
7.9 oz. (245.7 gr.)
The spoon dated 1883: with A La Vieille Russie, New York.
The spoon dated circa 1890: with the A La Vieille Russie, New York.
The spoon dated 1889: with A La Vieille Russie, New York, 1981.
The spoon dated 1845: with A La Vieille Cité, Paris, 1981.
All acquried from the above by the father of the present owner.
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