A Fabergé silver tea and coffee service, Moscow, 1898-1908
in Rococo taste, comprising a coffee pot, teapot, covered sugar bowl and creamer, the sides cast and chased with
rocaille scrolls, gilt interiors, ivory insulators, struck K. Fabergé in Cyrillic beneath the Imperial Warrant, 84
standard, scratched inventory number 18159
height of coffee pot 22cm, 8⅝in.
The sugar bowl with two nicks, and an area of abrasion to the side, the smaller pot with a nIck to the side and to the bottom of the funnel, the larger teapot with a nick to the side and the bottom of the base.
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