Pair of silver plates 84 zolotniks (875/1000) engraved on the edge in the centre of the monogram "A" under the imperial crown, presumably for Tsar Alexander III, chiselled borders of a garland of leaves of laurels. Good condition, slight wear and tear. St. Petersburg, 1882-1883. Goldsmith: Johan Ferdinand Olsonius for the GRACHEV house. Engraved on the reverse side of an inventory number BL361. Total weight: 1202,2 g. D. 25 cm. Provenance : These plates probably come from of a unique imperial service produced by the the famous goldsmiths of St. Petersburg, the Grachev brothers, supplier to the Imperial Court from Russia. The production period as well as the crowned A number leads us to believe that he is a service performed for the Emperor Alexander III.