A SILVER BOTTLE COOLER FROM THE GRAND DUCHESS ALEXANDRA NIKOLAEVNA SERVICE

MARK OF CARL TEGELSTEN, ST PETERSBURG, 1843

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Tapering cylindrical, on foliate veloutés, with acanthus scroll handles and scrolling foliate border, one side engraved with the Imperial double-headed eagle, the other engraved with the monogram of Grand Duchess Alexandra Nikolaevna beneath the Imperial crown, with removable liner, marked throughout, the base inscribed 'No. 11.' and further engraved with scratch weight '11[funt] 41¾ [zolotnik], the liner inscribed 'No. 2'