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    Sale 5265

    Selected Silver & Russian Works of Art

    30 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 204

    A 19TH CENTURY RUSSIAN SILVER SWING-HANDLED CAKE BASKET,

    MARK OF CARL ADOLF SEIPEL, ST.PETERSBURG, 1861,

    Price Realised  

    A 19TH CENTURY RUSSIAN SILVER SWING-HANDLED CAKE BASKET,
    MARK OF CARL ADOLF SEIPEL, ST.PETERSBURG, 1861,
    Shaped oval with fruiting vine handle, border & feet, the onion-lobed sides with gilt interior, side initialled "EW", base inscribed with a long list of names, possibly Baltic, the inscription dated 15 July 1862, 13 in. long (33 cm.), 23.5 oz.


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