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    Sale 7734

    Russian Art

    9 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 231

    A five-piece silver-gilt trompe l'oeil tea and coffee service

    MARK OF PAVEL OVCHINNIKOV, WITH IMPERIAL WARRANT, MOSCOW, 1873, WITH LATER CONTROL MARKS

    Price Realised  

    A five-piece silver-gilt trompe l'oeil tea and coffee service
    mark of Pavel Ovchinnikov, with Imperial warrant, Moscow, 1873, with later control marks
    Comprising a baluster shaped coffee-pot, tea-pot and two handled sugar bowl, each with detachable lid, a baluster shaped jug, and an oval swing handled basket, on conforming foot, each with a panel of simulated bast weave around the body, the coffee-pot and tea-pot with ivory insulators, each marked under base
    The coffee pot 7¾ in. (18.6 cm.) high
    70.54 oz. (2,192.9 gr.) gross (5)


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