The reverse of the circular bowl decorated with flowers and scrolling leafy stems on a stippled ground and within a border of enamel beads, engraved on the interior of the bowl with the initials “HME” in script, the traditional twist handle with additional enamelwork and terminating in a crown-shape finial, maker’s initials “MC” into an oval, Kokoshnik mark 84 with assayer’s initials “IL” in Cyrillic, engraved “Nogov (?)” on the back of the ferule, length 7 ⅝ inches; the spoon with Kokoshnik mark of a woman’s head, Delta symbol and 88, and “KHLEBNIKOV” in Cyrillic; the fork Moscow, workmaster’s mark probably for Nik. Fed. Strulev (Postnikova-Loseva #2748), 84 standard mark 1880-90 (Postnikova-Loseva #2018).
LARGE RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT AND SHADED CLOISONNE ENAMEL SPOON, WORKMASTER'S MARK MC, ASSAYER IVAN SERGEYEVICH LEBEDKIN, 1899-1908; A RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT AND SHADED ENAMEL SPOON, KHLEBNIKOV FACTORY, 1908-26, AND A CLOISONNE ENAMEL FORK, WORKMASTER'S MARK HC (CYRILLIC), ALL MOSCOW.
Est. $800 - $1,200
SOLD: $960 ($800)