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    Sale 7630

    Russian Works of Art

    24 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 117

    A pair of silver-gilt, plique-à-jour and cloisonné enamel goblets

    MARKED WITH INITIALS JA PROBABLY FOR JOHAN ALLENIUS, INDISTINCT MARK PROBABLY ST. PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1815

    Price Realised  

    A pair of silver-gilt, plique-à-jour and cloisonné enamel goblets
    marked with initials JA probably for Johan Allenius, indistinct mark probably St. Petersburg, circa 1815
    Circular, each on spreading base with turquoise and blue rims, with stylized floral borders on stippled ground, the baluster stem similarly decorated, with further geometric and stylized designs and pellet borders beneath the bowl, the cylindrical sides with plique-à-jour birds and butterflies between cloisonné rosettes, with light and dark blue rim above, each marked on foot
    3 5/8 in. (8.9 cm.) high (2)


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