Set of Three Russian Silver Meat Platters - Antique 1857

GBP 7,645.00

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Object Description

A magnificent, fine and impressive set of three antique Russian silver meat platters; an addition to our dining silverware collection

These magnificent antique Russian silver meat platters has an oval incurved shaped form with a sunken plain oval central well.

The well of these silver platters are plain and unembellished.

The raised shaped border is ornamented with a contemporary bright cut engraved monogram initials ‘MH’ and crest* depicting the Russian imperial eagle of Saint Petersburg*, each below a coronet; a double-headed Imperial Eagle displayed, grasping in the dexter claw an imperial sceptre, and in the sinister claw an imperial orb.

The rim of these impressive examples of Russian silverware are encompassed with an applied border accented with alternating scrolling leaf designs to each incurve.

The hallmarks struck to the underside of each platter includes:

Maker’s mark: PK (untraced)
Assay mark: Э.Б, 1857 (Eduvard/Eduard Fyodorovich Brandenburg / Эдувард/Эдуард Федорович Бранденбург)
Silver quality/purity mark: 84 (84 zolotniks**)
City Mark: St Petersburg, Russia
* A two-headed eagle was used within the coat of arms for the Russian Empire till the Russian Revolution in 1917, when it was abolished this was later restored in 1993.
** 84 zolotniki is equivalent to 875/1000 or .875 standard silver.

Dimensions
Length 45cm/17.7″
Width 32cm/12.6″
Length of well 35.4cm/13.9″
Width of well 22.2cm/8.7″
Height 3.6cm/1.4″

Total Weight
171.3 troy ounces/5328g

Object History

Maker: Untraced Maker’s Marks
Date: 1857
Origin: St Petersburg, Russia

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Object Condition

These antique silver meat platters are a superior gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The bright cut engraved decoration is very crisp and the applied decoration is very sharp.

There are some surface knife scratches to the well of each platter, in keeping with the age and purpose.

Full Russian hallmarks struck to the underside of the platters are all very clear.

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Jesmond
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
Tyne and Wear
UK
NE2 2SU

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