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    Sale 2162

    Russian Art

    24 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 51

    A Parcel-Gilt Silver and Champlevé Enamel Tea Glass Holder

    MARKED WITH THE CYRILLIC INITIALS 'U.G', MOSCOW, 1886

    Price Realised  

    A Parcel-Gilt Silver and Champlevé Enamel Tea Glass Holder
    Marked with the Cyrillic initials 'U.G', Moscow, 1886
    Cylindrical on a raised circular foot, the arcaded sides set with four windows applied with the busts of a man and woman in traditional dress, the Cyrillic monogram 'PK', and engraved with the date '1903', between trompe l'oeil columns and drapery swags, engraved and enameled in blue, red, and white in the Old Russian style with foliate scrolls and geometric motifs, with stylized openwork rooster-form handle with disc thumb-piece, marked under base
    3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm.) high


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