ANTIQUE 20thC RUSSIAN FEBERGE' SOLID SILVER CASED CUTLERY SET, MOSCOW c1910

ANTIQUE 20thC RUSSIAN FEBERGE' SOLID SILVER CASED CUTLERY SET, MOSCOW c1910

35,995.00

REFERENCE NUMBER: A1103

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Description

Antique early-20th Century Imperial Russian Faberge' Solid Silver cutlery service, higly important cased set composed of 132 pieces, comprising of 24 dinner knives with stainless blades, 24 dinner forks (six of them unmarked, probably later cast), 12 table spoons, 12 fish knives, 12 fish forks, 12 dessert spoons, 12 luncheon knives with stainless blades, 12 luncheon forks, 12 teaspoons. Each spatulate handle features an extremely elegant design decorated with cornucopiae and swans in relief, monogrammed in crossed branches. The set comes in a fitted box.

Each piece (apart six forks) is Hallmarked Russian silver (88, for 916 standard, particularly high purity for Russian silver), Moscow, year 1908-17, Maker's mark KF for Karl Faberge' or struck K. Faberge' in Cyrillic with Imperial Warrant.

This very important Faberge' set has been published in "Faberge' and the Russian Master Goldsmiths", edited by Gerard Hill, 2008, p.26 fig.9.

Condition

Set in excellent Condition - Just general wear, six dinner forks are not marked.

Dinner Forks Size

Height (Each):   22.5cm

Total Weight:   2320g

Dinner Knifes Size

Height (Each):   25cm

Total Weight:   2760g

Table Spoons Size

Height (Each):   22cm

Total Weight:   1190g

Luncheon Forks Size

Height (Each):   19cm

Total Weight:   665g

Dessert Spoon Size

Height (each):   19cm

Total Weight:   740g

Luncheon Knifes Size

Height (each):   21.5cm

Total Weight:   850g

Fish Forks Size

Height (Each):   19cm

Total Weight:   700g

Fish Knifes Size

Height (Each):   23cm

Total Weight:   775g

Teaspoons Size

Height (Each):   14.5cm

Total Weight:   425g

Box Size

Height:   20cm

Width:   52 x 38cm