• Galerie Popoff: An Enduring Pa auction at Christies

    Sale 7677

    Galerie Popoff: An Enduring Passion for Russian Art

    12 - 13 October 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 484

    A bronze table bell


    Price Realised  


    A bronze table bell
    by Evgenii Lanceray, circa 1875
    Of dome form, simulating a seamed sack, with a small boy, shovel in hand, clambering over the top and forming the handle, one side with large Cyrillic inscription 'EL' for E. Lanceray, marked with a foundry cachet dated 1875 and Cyrillic initials 'F Sh' for F. Chopin foundry
    4¼ in. (10.8 cm.) high

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    For the same model, see: N. R. Levinson and L. N. Goncharova, Russian Bronzes, Moscow, 1958, ill. 62.

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