Fine Antique Silver & Objects of Vertu
Russian Gilded Silver 4-Piece Tea & Coffee Set and Tray
Tea & Coffee set
St. Petersburg 1870/1
Assay Master: Ivan Vonifatiyevich Konstantinov & 'B.C'
Made by 'F.K'
St. Petersburg 1876
Assay master: 'M.A'
Translation of engraving on the tray
To The Greatest Performer of Shakespeare From His Circle Of Russian Admirers
St Petersburg, 17th March 1877
(Ernesto Rossi, 1827 - 1896, was a highly acclaimed Italian actor best know
for his Shakespearean roles as Macbeth, King Lear, Romeo & Hamlet.
Diameter (tray) 15" (38.3cm)
Total weight 92.6 troy oz (2880g)
Unusual design for 1870s (has an Art Deco look)
Lovely original gilding to the silver
Good gauge, marks and condition
Without damage or repair
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