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    Sale 5266

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

    13 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 1761

    A LARGE 19TH CENTURY RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT BEAKER

    MARK OF ALEXANDER FULD, MOSCOW, 1886

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A LARGE 19TH CENTURY RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT BEAKER
    MARK OF ALEXANDER FULD, MOSCOW, 1886
    Of tapering form with rustic engraving to the matt-finish sides, the Cyrillic letters of the inscription cleverly simulating an ivy-wrapped fence with similar gateway at centre with birds above & below, a narrow band of lozenge motifs at top & bottom, 7½ in. high (19 cm.), 13.75 oz.


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