• Christie's Interiors - Style a auction at Christies

    Sale 5681

    Christie's Interiors - Style and Spirit

    23 February 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 329

    A PAIR OF RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT AND CLOISONNE ENAMEL SPOONS

    MARK OF VASILIY AGAFONOV, MOSCOW, 1896/1908, AND RETAILED BY LIBERTY, LONDON

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    A PAIR OF RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT AND CLOISONNE ENAMEL SPOONS
    MARK OF VASILIY AGAFONOV, MOSCOW, 1896/1908, AND RETAILED BY LIBERTY, LONDON
    The bowls decorated with polychrome shaded enamel flowers in pinks greens, blues and yellow, one centred by a mythical bird perched upon a water lily in turn on a blue band simulating water, the other featuring a stylised rosette, both with white bead borders, partially-twisted stems terminating in panels of blue petals on a turquoise ground, in original box lined with oyster silk and blue velvet
    each, 7 in. (17.8 cm.) long (2)


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