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    Sale 7461

    Russian Works of Art Including The Rothschild Fabergé Egg

    28 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 47

    A cossack officer's shashka, pattern 1910

    CIRCA 1914

    Price Realised  


    A cossack officer's shashka, pattern 1910
    circa 1914
    Gilt, the wooden horizontally grooved grip surmounted with a gilt cap piece engraved in Russian For Bravery and a gilt band encircling the base, set ith an enamelled miniature of the Order of St. Anne, leather scabbard, the sword stamped Schaaf and sons, SPB [St. Petersburg] with the Imperial warrant, leather scabbard
    38¼ in. (97 cm.)

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