1 December 2011
MARKS OF KARL FABERGÉ IN CYRILLIC, MOSCOW, 84 STANDARD, 1899-1908
Length of a table knife 27 cm, of the fish slice 32 cm, wooden box 50 by 60.5 cm.
Related literature: For the Devyatnins family arms, see Obschiy Gerbovnik Dvoryanskih Rodov Vserossiyskoy Imperii (Complete Armorial of the Noble Families of the Russian Empire), started in 1797, part 6, no. 88.
Comprising 134 pieces: twelve table knives, twelve fish knives, twelve knives, twelve dessert knives; twelve table spoons, twelve dessert spoons, twelve tea spoons, twelve coffee spoons; twelve table forks, twelve fish forks, twelve dessert forks; one fish slice, one cheese knife; the handles cast and chased with a monogram inside laurel wreath and arms of the Devyatnins noble family on the reverse, in a large new wooden case with two drawers, made upon the model of the original case.
Notes on symbols:
* Indicates 5% Import Duty Charge applies.
Ω Indicates 20% Import Duty Charge applies.
§ Indicates Artist's Resale Right applies.
† Indicates Standard VAT scheme applies, and the rate of 20% VAT will be charged on both hammer price and premium.