Moved to St Petersburg (1843), where he attended the Evangelical Lutheran Church of St Mary at 8 Bolshaya Konyushennnaya Street, which wrote his surname in the German manner of Wäkevä. Apprentice (1847) and master of the guild of silversmiths (1856). Opened a workshop at 41 Fifth Nativity.
(now Soviet) Street (1856), where he employed his sons Konstantin. After they qualified as silversmiths (early 1890s). Elected a deputy for the inspection of commercial and industrial establishments (1898).
Made silverware and tableware for Carl Faberge. Died in St Petersburg (1910), where his workshop was inherited by his son Alexander (191017). Contributed to exhibitions, including Fabergén aika at the Museum Centre Vapriikki in Tampere (2006). THIS LOT INCLUDES Total 4 Items: A Great price for an amazing Set!
1 x Tea / coffee pot backstamped as in photos. 1 x Hot water pot. 1 x Milk jug pitcher creamer.No major issues there is 2 dents at base of spout on one tea pot and minor dents and bruises from age all over but on the whole a very good looking set considering age and how this has traveled around the globe to surface here in AFRICA of all places Wow! Please see red arrows in photo showing obvious dents and age signs, please bear in mind the rarity of this set being four pieces all with matching hallmarks and matching back stamps from maker SW Stefan Wakeva who worked at and for Faberge this is an amazing set and with most gilding in tact , the best gilt gold is in the sugar pot almost un harmed the creamer milk jug needs a good polish inside has the worst of the gilding, the ivory cooler on one pot has been re worked, other coolers are fully original, The hinge on one pot has a small defect, Weight is in photos of each item , they are quite heavy being 1588 grams.. Please see all photos for the exact items you shall receive, thanks for looking. Key words Only : Russian Russia Soviet Union Rus.
Federation USSR tea pot water pot service coffee creamer milk jug pitcher ivory coolers cooler Kokoshnik Faberge artist jeweller silversmith Stefan Stephan Wakeva Jenny Wakeva Gilt gold gilding SW S. Jw Finnish Rossica Solid sterling silver 84 RR Alexander Constantine Wakeva Art Nouveau Art Deco Arts and Crafts. The item "1588g Sterling silver Russian ART NOUVEAU Faberge Stefan Wakeva gilt Tea set" is in sale since Sunday, December 10, 2017. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Non-U. The seller is "jkmorrisaustin" and is located in Johannesburg, Gauteng.
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