Imperial Russian silver and gilded teapot from St Petersburg.
With typical Slavic and flower designs.
Date inscription of 6 February 1859 and initial “D”
Dimensions: 24 x 14 x 15 cms
Weight: 542 g
regional assay office mark for St Petersburg together with the fineness mark 84 and year 1857.
A.М (cyrillic) for Alexander Mitin – active in St Petersburg from 1842 – 1877
Workmaster: IM (Latin) for Johann Manstrom – active in St Petersburg from 1837 – 1882
Provenance: purchased at a German auction
in Antiek / Zilver en goud