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    Sale 7772

    Russian Art

    1 - 2 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 57

    A Pair of Silver-Mounted Cut-Glass Claret Jugs

    MARKED FABERGÉ WITH THE IMPERIAL WARRANT, MOSCOW, CIRCA 1890, ONE WITH SCRATCHED INVENTORY NUMBER 4530 OR 4536

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Pair of Silver-Mounted Cut-Glass Claret Jugs
    Marked Fabergé with the Imperial warrant, Moscow, circa 1890, one with scratched inventory number 4530 or 4536
    Of baluster form, each pink glass body cut to clear with lozenges and palm-leaves, each mount repoussé and chased with foliate scrolls and pierced with trellis panels, reeded scroll handle, the domed hinged cover with foliate finial, gilt interior, both marked on mount near the handles, one further marked inside cover
    9 in. (22.8 cm.) high (2)


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    For an earthenware jug with very similar Fabergé silver mounts see G. von Habsburg, Fabergé: Imperial Craftsman and His World, London, 2000, p. 96, fig. 128, illustrated.

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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the estimate for this lot has been changed to 14,000
    to 18,000 GBP


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED EUROPEAN COLLECTION