A Russian silver sugar and creamer set, engraved with flowers and foliage...
A Russian silver sugar and creamer set, engraved with flowers and foliage and monogram. V. Akimov, Moscow 1908–1917, 84 standard. Furthermore a Russian silver sugar tongs with identical monogram, indistinct maker's mark, 1908–1917, 84 standard. Weight 544 g. H. 6 cm. / 13 cm. and 8 cm. L. 13.5 cm. (3).
Provenance: Seller's grandfather, Erhard Marinus Petersen (f. Aalborg 1887, d. Frederiksberg 1972), who worked for The Great Northern Telegraph Company in St. Petersburg before the Russian revolution. Here, in 1915, he also married Hedvig Elisabeth Petersen, née Kursawe. Afterwards, Erhard Marinus Petersen was Danish official and vice consul in St. Petersburg and Moscow until 1941. After a few other postings for the Danish Foreign Ministry they moved back to Denmark in 1951. Thence by descent to their grandson with residence in Denmark until today.
Attached on this site is a portrait of Erhard Marinus Petersen and his Russian marriage certificate, both in the family's private possession.
Condition Report:Minimum wear due to age and use.
Category:Silver ▸ Russia