Lot Details

Lot 116
Russian Silver Teapot
Sazikov, St. Petersburg, 1857
The lobed elongated ovoid body with a composite scroll handle, engraved with the monogram MN for Grand Duke Michael Nikolaevich beneath the Russian Imperial crown and the Russian Imperial double-headed eagle, the underside further engraved with the scratch weight 2 F[unt] 29. Zo[lotnik]. Height 8 inches (20.3 cm), approximately 29 ounces (905 grams), all in.
Provenance:
Grand Duke Michael Nikolaevich (1832-1909)
Grand Duke George Mikhailovich (1863-1919) and Grand Duchess Marie Georgievna (1876-1940)
Princess Nina Georgievna Chavchavadze (1901-1974)
Prince David Pavlovich Chavchavadze (1924-2014)
By descent to the present owner


C Property from the Descendants of Grand Duke George Mikhailovich of Russia

Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Sold for $6,875 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

In good condition; light surface scratches; gilding in interior lightly rubbed; handle has been replaced with modern composite material


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Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Sold for $6,875 (includes buyer's premium)

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English & Continental Furniture / Old Masters / Russian Works of Art

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