Imperial Russian Silver
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Firebird Sterling Silver cigarette case with silver attachments 1908-1917. Beautiful piece by Skvortsov workshop in Moscow. In excellent condition.
Cigarette Case with Troika Three Horse Sleigh, by Konstantin Knyazev, Moscow, 1908 kokoshnik hallmark supplemented by later, 1926-1954, Soviet marks.
Silver Cigarette Case with Florals, by a Moscow maker, 1908- 1927. Weighs approx. 194 g, an attractive piece in Art Nuevo style shows Kokoshnik hallmarks of Imperial type and was almost for sure produced before the Revolution. In very good to excellent condition.
Sterling Silver cigarette case with multi-colored cloisonné enamel, by Aleksei Nasedkin workshop, St. Petersburg, 1899 - 1903. A classic piece in traditional Russian folk art style, in excellent condition.
Large 1835 Moscow-made Sterling Silver Vodka Cup. Stunning example of niello work!
Moscow-made Silver Gilt Kovsh with exquisite Shaded Cloisonné Enamel, C 1899.
Pre-1908 Enameled Silver Gilt Sugar Tongs, Moscow-hallmarked for probable export to Great Britain.
Set of six hallmarked Moscow demitasse spoons circa 1855 featuring niello views of the Kremlin and Red Square in the middle of the nineteenth century.
Late 19th Century, early 20th Century Silver Serving set in its original velvet and silk lined fitted wooden storage case. Complete selection of nine monogrammed sterling silver serving pieces for serving dessert or light refreshments.
Unique 19th Century Gentleman's Sterling Silver Saint Petersburg-made Flatware Set in Original Monogrammed Traveling Case, still complete and ready to serve!
Exquisite ebony-handled silver teapot with the Moscow 1833 hallmarks of silversmith Nikolai Dubrovin (active 1822-1855; died 1862). Profusely hallmarked!
Large ivory-handled silver creamer or milk pitcher with 1834 hallmarks, excellent example of the quality silverware seen on the tables of Moscow's well-to-do during the reign of Tsar Nicholas I. Silversmith is Nikolai Dubrovin (active 1822- 1855; died 1862). British coronet plus the initials "O S" (in Latin characters) are engraved on one side, possibly indicating this was a gift for an English relative!
Antique Imperial Era St. Petersburg Desk Set Attractive and interesting desk set comprising a calendar holder and two paperweights mounted with sculpted bears.
Antique Fabergé Portrait Album. Attractive leather bound British-made portrait album with a hallmarked Fabergé silver plaque of a heraldic griffin mounted on the front cover. Excellent condition.
To view other Russian antiques from before the Revolution that may also feature silver components, please visit our "Imperial Russian Antiques" section.
"Russian Gold and Silverwork from the 15th to 20th Century" by Postnikova-Loseva et al, C. 1995, Moscow. Russian text. Complete list of gold and silver hallmarks, cross referenced to date of manufacture with nearly 6,500 Imperial Russian hallmarks shown, identified, and dated. A SUPERB and invaluable reference!