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    Sale 2162

    Russian Art

    24 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 127

    A Parcel-Gilt Silver and Niello Tankard

    MARK OF VASILII SEMENOV, MOSCOW, 1873

    Price Realised  

    A Parcel-Gilt Silver and Niello Tankard
    Mark of Vasilii Semenov, Moscow, 1873
    Of tapering cylindrical form, the reeded body with central band nielloed with foliate arabesques in the Old Russian style, centering roundels with views of the Moscow Kremlin and St. Basil's Cathedral, with scroll handle and thumb-piece, the hinged lid with shaped rim and conforming decoration, fully marked
    4½ in. (11.4 cm.) high
    10.5 oz. (326.4 gr.)


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