A Russian Silver Nine-Piece Teaset
Sazikov, Moscow, 1874/5
Comprising Samovar, Teapot, Coffeepot, covered Sugar Bowl, Cream Jug, Waste Bowl, Sugar Basket, Cake Basket and two-handled Tea Tray, the bulbous bodies engraved with strap-work, with gilded interiors, engraved with a monogram below a coronet, the oval tea tray with a scalloped border, 418 ozs. gross. Contained in original fitted brass-bound oak chest.