Set of Ten Russian Gilt Silver, Cloisonne, Guilloche and Plique a Jour Demitasse Cups, Saucers and Spoons; Together with a Similar Pair
Marked by the 11th artel, Moscow, 1908-1917, the porcelain demitasse liners by Kornilov, St. Petersburg
Estate of Ambassador Nicholas Ruwe
Additional Notes & Condition Report
Spoons: The twelve spoons are comprised of a set of ten spoons and a pair of spoons, not a set of twelve spoons. The set of ten spoons is comprised of two ruby; two pink; two turquoise; two yellow; and two sapphire. The other two spoons (pearl colored) bear marks for the 11th Artel and are numbered 84. There is a loss to the enameling of the underside of the bowl of one of the ruby colored demitasse spoons; there is a loss to the enameling to the underside of the bowl of one of the turquoise colored demitasse spoons.
Cups and Saucers: The twelve cups and saucers are comprised of a set of ten , which are in ruby, turquoise, sapphire, yellow and rose (watermelon); and another pair (in white). The set of ten cups and saucers are marked 11A (11th Artel) 84; the pair of white cups and sausers are marked 11A (11th Artel) 88. All of the cups appear to be in good condition; all of the saucers appear to be in good condition.
Some wear to gilding.
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