Antique Russian Silver Dessert Service for Twelve Persons
Antique Russian Silver Dessert Service for Twelve Persons
Antique Russian Silver Dessert Service for Twelve Persons
Antique Russian Silver Dessert Service for Twelve Persons
Antique Russian Silver Dessert Service for Twelve Persons
Antique Russian Silver Dessert Service for Twelve Persons
Antique Russian Silver Dessert Service for Twelve Persons
Antique Russian Silver Dessert Service for Twelve Persons
Antique Russian Silver Dessert Service for Twelve Persons
Antique Russian Silver Dessert Service for Twelve Persons
Antique Russian Silver Dessert Service for Twelve Persons
Antique Russian Silver Dessert Service for Twelve Persons
Antique Russian Silver Dessert Service for Twelve Persons

Antique Russian Silver Dessert Service for Twelve Persons

1852 St Petersburg, Russia

Offered by AC Silver

£3,950 gbp
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This exceptional antique Russian silver cutlery/dessert service for twelve persons consists of twelve knives, twelve forks and twelve spoons.

Each piece of this impressive Russian dessert service has been crafted in the Fiddle pattern and features a rounded heel to the posterior surface of each spoon bowl.

The anterior surface of each fork and spoon handle is plain and unembellished.

The handle to each dessert knife is ornamented with a paralleling thread decorated border and retains the original hallmarked solid silver blade, featuring a rounded terminal.

The hallmarks to each piece of this antique Russian silver service include:

Maker's Mark: CT (Untraced)
Vendor's Mark: N&P (William Plinke and Konstantin Nichols)
Assay mark: A.M 1852 (Untraced)
Silver quality/purity mark: 84 (84 zolotniks**)
City Mark: St Petersburg

This antique Russian silver cutlery is supplied in felt rolls; which not only protect the items in storage but significantly reduces tarnishing.

Russian services such as this are becoming increasingly difficult to locate.

* 84 zolotniki is equivalent to 875/1000 or .875 standard silver

Dimensions

Length of dessert knife 20.8cm/8.2"
Length of dessert fork 17cm/6.7"
Length of dessert spoon 17.7cm/7"

Total Weight

65.3 troy ounces/2032g


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This antique Russian dessert service is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

Russian hallmarks to the surface of each knife blade are clear in keeping with age and location.

The hallmarks struck to the reverse of each fork and spoon handle are very clear.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of these pieces of antique silverware.
Maker: Untraced Maker's Marks

Date: 1852

Origin: St Petersburg, Russia
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A9521 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Dimensions
Weight 65.30oz t (2030.83g)
Stock Code
A9521
Medium
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Russian silver dessert service for twelve persons; an addition to our dining silverware collection
Signed/Inscribed
The hallmarks struck to the reverse of each fork and spoon handle are very clear.
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