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    Sale 7598

    Russian Art

    11 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 409

    A large silver samovar

    ST. PETERSBURG, 1879, MARKED AL PROBABLY FOR ANDERS LONG

    Price Realised  

    A large silver samovar
    St. Petersburg, 1879, marked AL probably for Anders Long
    Of trunkated conical form, on four crenelated knop feet with cylindrical bands above each foot and above and below the conical base and body, the cover with rounded edge, surmounted by a cylindrical chimney, engraved overall with lozenge strap-work designs, with angular handles and beaded borders, the knop finials with mother-of-pearl insulators, with ivory handle to the chimney and insulators to the handles, fully marked
    31 in. (78.7 cm.) high with chimney


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