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    Sale 7734

    Russian Art

    9 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 205

    A gold sifting spoon

    MARKED BRANDT PROBABLY FOR JOHANN BRANDT, ST. PETERSBURG, 1795-1826

    Price Realised  

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    A gold sifting spoon
    marked Brandt probably for Johann Brandt, St. Petersburg, 1795-1826
    The rim of the pierced bowl chased and engraved with stylized foliage, the tapering handle with shell and foliage on a stippled reserve within a pricked border, marked on stem
    6¾ in. (7.2 cm.) long


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    Johann Brandt (d.1813) moved to St. Petersburg in 1793 (see A. N. Ivanov, Gold and Silversmiths in Russia, Moscow, 2002, p. 141, no. 531.)

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