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    Sale 7598

    Russian Art

    11 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 435

    A pair of silver-mounted cut-glass wine jugs

    MARKED FABERGÉ WITH THE IMPERIAL WARRANT, MOSCOW, 1908-1917, WITH SCRATCHED INVENTORY NUMBERS 36861 AND 36862

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    A pair of silver-mounted cut-glass wine jugs
    Marked Fabergé with the Imperial Warrant, Moscow, 1908-1917, with scratched inventory numbers 36861 and 36862
    The bombé glass bodies cut with a stellar motif, each silver mount with cylindrical collar above a reeded ribbon-tied rim, with hinged lid with engraved Cyrillic initials AAE and a further inscription beneath, with ribbon-tied laurel wreath finial thumb-piece and angular handle, marked on collar and beneath cover
    7 7/8 in. (20 cm.)
    The inscription beneath the covers translates as '6th September 1915.' (2)


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