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    Sale 7461

    Russian Works of Art Including The Rothschild Fabergé Egg

    28 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 143

    A parcel-gilt and niello coffee and tea-service


    Price Realised  

    A parcel-gilt and niello coffee and tea-service
    Moscow, 1874, Cyrlilic mark PM probably for Petr Miliukov
    Each of baluster form on circular spreading foot, comprising a tea-pot, coffee-pot and two-handled covered sugar-bowl, with hinged covers and bone finials, together with a milk-jug, all with shaped pierced handles, and decorated with oval and circular cartouches enclosing the letter K and views of Moscow and the Kremlin, within niello arabesque and scrolling foliate bands, with bone insulators, marked under bases and inside covers
    coffee pot 8¼ in. (21 cm.) high

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