A lovely pair of Russian silver ice tongs hallmarked in Moscow in 1887 with engraved design.
Imperial Russian Ice Tongs Moscow 1887 Assay Master Viktor Savinkov
- A pair of good heavy gauge Imperial Russian silver ice tongs hallmarked in Moscow in 1887 with Assay Master Viktor Savinkov. Marked to the inside of the bow itself B.C over 1887 and marked 84 for .875 silver. The marks are clear but almost impossible to photograph. The end of the nips/tongs are engraved with a little house on each side and the bow also reflects this design with a house and a floral design beneath it on both side. There are some initials engraved into the end of the bow.Great for the ice bucket, kitchen or cocktail set.
They are approx.12 cms long and weigh 40 Grams.Condition: In very good antique condition commensurate with age and light/normal usage.