Ms Maragretta Eagar was employed by Alexandra Feodorovna as a nanny. (easily researched) In 1900 she received this presentation set from the Empress Alexandra Feodorovna.
This short provenance is how I came to have possession of a empress Feodorovna presentation gift. The set comes in the original 15 x 13 x 6 inch - 12lb box (set included). The set is hallmarked by Morozov of St Petersburg would certainly lend some authenticity to the piece. The entire set is 1156 grams of sterling.
All pieces are inscribed with the same presentation inscription in English except the small fork. As for the sizes of the various pieces. The tea strainer spoon is 15 cm long, as are the creamer and sugar. The tea pot is 20 mm long.For the serious collector or dealer in unique and rare tea sets or Russian Czarist objects. The price listed is the mid range value Christies suggested in 2016 when contacted.
I have 30+ years of experience. 100 % of the items I sell are pre-owned, vintage, or antique.
Every item I sell will have some signs of wear. The combination of photos and descriptions are my best effort to communicate the beauty, condition, and any defects. Your personal expertise regarding an item may well be greater than mine so feel free to ask questions regarding elements not mentioned in my description. Sometimes issues come up and there are delays, which I understand. Check with me re larger items!Sometimes items going to apartment, forwarders, or third parties may also require a signature. Depending on the country, I may also send the package certified with a signature required upon receipt. Does your government charge duty? The item "Alexandra Feodorovna Sterling silver tea set gift 1900 to Margaretta Eagar" is in sale since Thursday, December 6, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Non-U.
The seller is "justifiable_expense" and is located in Eugene, Oregon. This item can be shipped to United States.