A FOUR-PIECE CLOISONNE ENAMELLED SILVER-GILT TEA SERVICE

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MARKED ANTIP IVANOVICH KUZMICHEV, MOSCOW, 1888, ASSAYMASTER A. ROMANOV, each piece with inventory mark 1840 H 1890

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Comprising a teapot, covered two-handled sugar-bowl, cream-jug and a pair of sugar-tongs, the first three of bombe form on a spreading circular base enamelled with beaded motifs, the body decorated with green, blue, black and white enamelled scrolls, stylized foliage within beaded borders, the stepped circular covers on teapot and covered sugar-bowl applied with mother-of-pearl baluster finials, the pair of sugar-tongs en suite