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    Sale 7461

    Russian Works of Art Including The Rothschild Fabergé Egg

    28 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 42

    A Caucasian silver and niello shashka

    CIRCA 1859

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Caucasian silver and niello shashka
    circa 1859
    Curved, the hilt and the leather scabbard applied with silver and niello decoration, niello Russian inscription on the reverse Hadzhi 1859 and further engraved in Russian Chir-Yurt
    36 in. (91 cm.) long


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