Historical Imperial Russian Grachev silver ladle from Tsar Nicholas II Palace. This unique ladle has been in service in the Tsar Nicholas II Winter palace dining room.It is made by the most famous Imperial Russian silversmith workshop of Grachev Brothers-the official vendors of the Imperial Court(read the history below) It is signed with 84 silver hallmark;Grachev Brothers name and the Imperial Warant eagle, which means that the master is an official supplier to the Imperial Court. The entire ladle is chased in the clasical Russian Empire style with grifins and decorated with a solid gold monogram of Tsar Nicholas II. Excellent condition for its age. Factory of brothers Grachevs Br. The gold, silver and electroplating products factory was founded in St.
Petersburg in 1866 by silversmith Gavriil Petrovich Grachev, who had previously worked for Gasse. After his death in 1873, the business was continued by his sons Mikhail, Simon and Grigory, who renamed the enterprise into Br.
Until 1889 - the year of the workshop opening - the firm did not have its own brand. In 1892, the firm was awarded the title of court vendors of the Imperial Russian Imperial Court, reaffirmed in 1901. In 1895 the factory was opened, in 1900 the Trade House was organized. The company ceased operations on March 2, 1918.
The works of the Grachev brothers' factory were awarded at the All-Russian Industrial and Art Exhibition in 1896 in Nizhny Novgorod, as well as at exhibitions in Copenhagen (1888) and Chicago (1893). Despite the fact that the Grachev brothers' factory became famous in St. Petersburg as an enterprise for creating objects in the "Russian" style, the masters also worked in the style of historicism. They performed in a variety of jewelry techniques, including enamel.Auctiva offers Free Image Hosting and Editing. The item "Historical Imperial Russian Grachev silver ladle from Tsar Nicholas II Palace" is in sale since Tuesday, December 11, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Non-U. The seller is "riaerica2000" and is located in Sofia. This item can be shipped worldwide.