27 November 2006
A PARCEL-GILT NIELLO TEA AND COFFEE SERVICE Comprising a teapot, coffee pot, milk jug, covered sugar bowl, a pair of tongs, strainer, lemon fork, and five teaspoons, each with a cartouche enclosing an architectural view of Moscow within foliate scrolls. Length of cake basket: 22.5 cm. 1887-1888.
A comparable example is reproduced in Solodkoff, Russische Goldschmiedekunst, Munich, 1981, pl. 129.
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