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A Massive Antique Faberge Silver Serving Dish with Russian Imperial Provenance
Made in 1892 by Faberge's Moscow branch
Diameter - 14 in. (35,3 cm)
Weight - 3 lb 2 oz. ( 1 kg 413 g)
The border of the dish is engraved at 12 o'clock with monogram of Grand Duke Peter Nikolaevich. There is another engraved monogram at 6 o'clock what indicates that the dish was given as a gift by the Grand Duke and the second monogram belongs to its recipient.
It was a common practice among members of the Imperial Russian family to give away silver objects like plates, chargers, coffeepots, teapots etc. from their own services to those close to the Royal Family on such holidays as Christmas and Easter.
Cyrillic ' П ' and ' Н ' beneath Russian Imperial crown.
The recipient's monogram is 'H B I' (Latin letters).
Grand Duke Peter Nikolaevich (1864 - 1931) grandson of czar Nicholas I
Russian: Великий князь Пётр Николаевич ( внук Николая I )
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'K.FABERGE' beneath Imperial warrant (double headed eagle)
Date '1892' with assayer's initials 'AC' for Alexander Smirnov
88 zolotniks Russian Imperial silver standard (916 silver)
St. George Moscow city mark
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