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    Sale 7598

    Russian Art

    11 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 391

    A parcel-gilt and niello part tea service

    MARK OF O. KURLIUKOV, CYRILLIC MAKER'S MARK MS, MOSCOW, CIRCA 1896

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    A parcel-gilt and niello part tea service
    mark of O. Kurliukov, Cyrillic maker's mark MS, Moscow, circa 1896
    Comprising tea-pot, covered sugar-bowl, cream-jug, three tea-glass holders of various sizes, tea-strainer, sugar-shovel, lemon-fork, sugar-tongs, and two tea-spoons, each nielloed with views of Moscow landmarks, including the Kremlin, Christ the Saviour Cathedral and St Basil's Cathedral, amidst foliate arabesques in the Old Russian style, the covers with mother-of-pearl finials, fully marked
    The tea pot 5 in. (12.8 cm.) high
    gross weight 64 oz. (1,991 gr.) (12)


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