чай from Russia: Wassily Perlov & Sons

The letterings on the tin tell us that Perlov & Sons were Purveyors to the Court. The company existed in Moscow since 1787. The tin contained 1/2 pound of “Sinschenchu” Tea. The price was 1 ruble and 10 kopecks.





A tin in typical household size (11.2 x 8.2 x 7.1 cm) from c1900. Click on the pictures to see the beautiful details.


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