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    Sale 7734

    Russian Art

    9 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 145

    A cloisonné enamel inkstand


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    A cloisonné enamel inkstand
    late 17th, early 18th century, probably Moscow
    Rectangular, on four octagonal faceted feet, with a drawer opening at one end, the sides, upper surface and removable inkwell enamelled with stylized flower-heads of yellow, green blue and white enamel, pounce pot missing, apparently unmarked
    5¼ in. (13.4 cm.) long

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    For a similar inkstand see:
    Z. A. Bernyakori, et al., The State Hermitage, Notable Russian Works of Art, Moscow, 1977, no. 26.

    N. V. Kalyazina, G. Kamelova et al., Russian enamels of 12-20th centuries from the collection of the Hermitage, Leningrad, 1987, p. 19, illustration no. 41.

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