• 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 429

    A PAIR OF ORMOLU-MOUNTED MALACHITE TAZZAS

    RUSSIA, PROBABLY LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF ORMOLU-MOUNTED MALACHITE TAZZAS
    Russia, probably late 19th century
    Each with a shallow round bowl on spreading foot mounted on pedestals applied with ormolu ribbon-tied winged torch decoration, on a square base with ormolu laurel-leaf border, apparently unmarked
    8 in. (20.3 cm.) high (2)


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    Provenance

    Collection of Alexandre Polonsky, Paris.