ANTIQUE 19thC IMPERIAL RUSSIAN SOLID SILVER CHINOISERIE TEA CADDY, MOSCOW c.1895

ANTIQUE 19thC IMPERIAL RUSSIAN SOLID SILVER CHINOISERIE TEA CADDY, MOSCOW c.1895

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19th Century Imperial Russian Silver Chinoiserie tea caddy, square form with hinged domed cover, richly parcel gilt, two sides engraved with Chinese merchants, the other two sides engraved with fantastic Chinese characters, extremely unusual design and very fine quality.

Hallmarked Imperial Russian silver (84, for 875 standard), Moscow, year 1895, Assayer's mark A.A for A. A. Aleksandrov, Maker's mark for Petr Pavlovitch Miliukov.


REFERENCE NUMBER: A2788

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DESCRIPTION

Antique 19th Century rare Imperial Russian Solid Silver Chinoiserie tea caddy, square form with hinged domed cover, richly parcel gilt, two sides engraved with Chinese merchants, the other two sides engraved with fantastic Chinese characters, extremely unusual design and very fine quality.

Both the body and the lid are Hallmarked Imperial Russian silver (84, for 875 standard), Moscow, year 1895, Assayer's mark A.A (A. A. Aleksandrov), Maker's mark for Petr Pavlovitch Miliukov.

CONDITION

In Great Condition - no damage. 

SIZE

Height: 8.8cm
Width: 7.4 x 7.4cm
Weight: 240g