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    Sale 1989

    Russian Art

    18 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 236

    A Colorless Glass Liqueur Set

    LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A Colorless Glass Liqueur Set
    Late 19th/early 20th century
    Each engraved with the gilt crowned cyrillic monogram 'SM' for Grand Duke Sergei Mikhailovich, comprising: a decanter and six cordials, apparently unmarked
    The decanter 11½ in. (29.2 cm.) high (7)


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    Grand Duke Sergei (1869-1918) was the fifth son of Grand Duke Mikhail Nikolaevich (the fourth son of Tsar Nicholas I) and a first cousin of Tsar Alexander III.