A Silver-Gilt and Cloisonné Enamel Tea Service, mark of Ivan Saltykov, Moscow, 1895. Of bullet shape, comprising teapot, two-handled sugar bowl with hinged cover, and milk jug, each decorated with vari-coloured floral and foliate scrolls on a gilt stippled ground, the upper and lower borders with gold scroll work on turqouise ground, between white pellet borders, with mother-of-pearl finials.
♥♥♥ "A Russian silver gilt and cloisonné enamel cup and saucer, Maria Semenova, Moscow, 1896-1908. Both cup and saucer worked in four alternating panels of vivid stylized floral and foliate motifs with raised silver beads against either cream or light blue grounds, the elaborate scrolling handle similarly decorated." ~Repinned Via Sue Causey
The Church of the Resurrection, Saint Petersburg, Russia