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    Sale 7630

    Russian Works of Art

    24 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 152

    A pair of silver-gilt salt and pepper cellars

    MARK OF THE 6TH ARTEL, MOSCOW, 1908-1917

    Price Realised  

    A pair of silver-gilt salt and pepper cellars
    mark of the 6th Artel, Moscow, 1908-1917
    Circular, each on four bracket feet, enamelled with geometric designs on pink ground, with shaped enamelled scale-work detail along the lower rim, between, the spreading base with stylized vari-coloured floral scrolls on green and blue reserves, with a cylindrical cream ground band above of shaded geometric patterns with bead and scroll wirework, the green rim with dot and dash in purple, marked under base
    2¾ in. (7 cm.) diameter (2)


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