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    Sale 7630

    Russian Works of Art

    24 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 167

    A parcel-gilt charka

    RUSSIA, 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A parcel-gilt charka
    Russia, 17th Century
    Circular on three ball feet, with reeded and milled rim, the shaped flattened handle chased and engraved as a bird eating berries among floral foliage, apparently unmarked
    4 in. (10.3 cm.) long


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    For an important collection of 17th c. charki see: Sotheby's, Zürich, 22 November, 1978, lots 17-31.

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    Provenance

    Sotheby's, Zürich, An Important Collection of Early Russian Silver, 22 November 1978, lot 25.