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    Sale 5266

    Portrait Miniatures, Objects of Vertu, Silver & Russian Works of Art

    13 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 1726

    A GROUP OF LATE 19TH CENTURY RUSSIAN SILVER ITEMS,

    VARIOUS DATES & MAKERS,

    Price Realised  

    A GROUP OF LATE 19TH CENTURY RUSSIAN SILVER ITEMS,
    VARIOUS DATES & MAKERS,
    Comprising a purse lined in blue silk, engraved with star & Cyrillic-inscribed scroll, a small clothes brush, circular with rayed fluting, 1896/1908, a salt with Cyrillic inscription & Pan-Slavic geometric band, St.Petersburg, 1880 with associated spoon of earlier date, a silver & niello covered pot with scrollwork & word "KAVKAZ", 3 filigree spice boxes with flower finials, pair of vodka cups, Moscow, circa 1890, another with band of Cyrillic lettering, Moscow, circa 1860, a small goblet with geometric engraving, Moscow, 1860, also a vodka cup with scroll handle & floral-flanked cartouche, an ovoid mounted glass jug with German inscription dated "1898", unmarked, and a mounted glass cruet bottle, St.Petersburg, circa 1890, with spoon, weighable silver 19 oz. (13)


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