• 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 277

    A GLASS MUG COMMEMORATING THE TAKING OF PARIS IN 1814

    BY THE BAKHMETEV FACTORY, FIRST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

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    A GLASS MUG COMMEMORATING THE TAKING OF PARIS IN 1814
    by the Bakhmetev Factory, first quarter 19th century
    Cylindrical, with gilt bordered blue central reserve inscribed in Russian: 'Paris taken/19 March/1814' beneath the cypher of Alexander I, surmounted by a ciselé Imperial crown, scroll handle, apparently unmarked
    4 in. (10.2 cm.) high


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    For a cut-glass flute with a similar dedication see Sementchenkoff Collection, Christie's, London, 22 October 1987, lot 509.
    For similar glasses see Moscow, Historical Museum, 1913, 1812 Exhibition, pp. 144-148.

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