A PARCEL-GILT SILVER TEA AND COFFEE SERVICE

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MAKER’S MARKS OF STEFAN WAKEVA (VAKEVA), JOSEPH NORDBERG, AND UNRECORDED MAKER'S MARK ‘EK’, ST PETERSBURG, 1890-1891

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A PARCEL-GILT SILVER TEA AND COFFEE SERVICE
MAKER’S MARKS OF STEFAN WAKEVA (VAKEVA), JOSEPH NORDBERG, AND UNRECORDED MAKER'S MARK ‘EK’, ST PETERSBURG, 1890-1891
Comprising a teapot, a coffee pot, a sugar bowl, a cream jug, a sugar-shovel, a pair of tongs, a swing-handled oval cake-basket and a tray; of tapering cylindrical form on circular foot, decorated throughout with engraved bands of geometric ornament, the pots and bowl with hinged covers, the baluster shaped finials and angular handles with ivory insulators, the tray with reeded border and scroll foliate handles, all engraved with a fringed towel centring a coat-of-arms of the Rodzianko family, marked throughout
The tray 23¼ in. (59 cm.) wide; the coffee pot 8 7/8 in. (22.5 cm.) high
178.4 oz. (5,550.0 gr.)