Important Fabergé Silver Presentation Waiter
Workmaster Alexander Wäkeva (Väkevä), St. Petersburg, circa 1913, scratched inventory number 21005
Circular, with a chased ribbon-tied reeded rim, centering an engraved presentation inscription in Russian: To Her Highness Princess Nina Georgievna / on the day / of the 300th anniversary / of the Royal House of the Romanov Family / from the loyal / subjects of the court / 1613-1913,
Diameter 5 1/8 inches (13 cm), approximately 5 1/2 ounces (175 grams).
Princess Nina Georgievna Chavchavadze (1901-1974)
Prince David Pavlovich Chavchavadze (1924-2014)
By descent to the present owner
The present lot, which commemorates the Romanov Tercentenary in 1913, is one of three Fabergé silver waiters presented to Grand Duchess Marie Georgievna and her two daughters, Nina and Xenia. The waiters presented to Marie and Xenia are held in the collection of the Middlebury College Museum of Art in Vermont.
C Property from the Descendants of Grand Duke George Mikhailovich of Russia
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