ASTSENTINI Francesco (Ashentini)( Venetian jeweler)
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Biography ASTSENTINI Francesco (Ashentini)
Venetian jeweler, vygranivshy Tsar Boris large emerald for the crown, and cut at Agate crucifixion, for which A. received 100 ducats, sable coat, hat and muff vociferous and twice won a dinner at the royal table. From Moscow (1601 - 1604) went to Kiev, having met on the road in Chernigov Pretender, who kissed his hand, received from him the form, A. Still not destroy Moscow species, showing him in the cities, did not recognize the Pretender. Visiting Astrakhan, A. returned to Venice, where in 1617 he published "Notes on Russia, translated into French Burerom.