Russian Fabergé Neoclassical Silver Dinner Knife and Fork, Moscow, circa 1900
From the Romanov era, period of Tsar Nicholas II, a silver knife and fork pair in the classical taste by Russia’s most famous silversmith, Carl Fabergé, the fork enhanced with reed-and-tie stem and shaped handle, the knife en suite, fitted with a silver plated steel blade stamped Made for C. Fabergé in Latin. A perfect gift, completely original and in good condition.
The knife stamped on the sleeve with the Cyrillic initials KF, a kokoshnik (Russian headdress stamp) for Moscow, 1899-1908, 84 for the Russian silver standard; the fork stamped with the Imperial Warrant of Fabergé, 84 and Moscow 1908-1917. Each engraved with a family crest.
The knife: 10 ¾ in. ( 27.3 cm) long; the fork: 9 in. (22.9 cm) long.