a russian gilded silver imperial tea and coffee set, sazikov, moscow and st. petersburg, 1848/51
Comprising two Teapots, a Coffee Pot, Creamer, Sugar Bowl, Moscow, 1848, shaped rectangular Tray, St. Petersburg, 1848, and Waste Bowl, St. Petersburg, 1851, each piece engraved with an interlaced cypher M, the teapots and coffee pot with finials in the form of Imperial crowns. Together with a Sifting Spoon decorated with a female mask, by Saltykov, Moscow, 1847, 218 ozs. 8 pieces.
length of tray 18 in. 45.5 cm