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    Sale 1989

    Russian Art

    18 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 157

    A Parcel-Gilt Silver Cloisonné, Champlevé and En Plein Enamel Album Cover

    MARKED OVCHINNIKOV WITH IMPERIAL WARRANT, MOSCOW, CIRCA 1890

    Price Realised  

    A Parcel-Gilt Silver Cloisonné, Champlevé and En Plein Enamel Album Cover
    Marked Ovchinnikov with Imperial warrant, Moscow, circa 1890
    Centered with a repoussé view of the Moscow Kremlin within a shaped cartouche, framed with repoussé and cloisonné enamel panels with foliate arabesques in the Old Russian style, surmounted with crowned en plein enamel coat of arms of the city of Moscow, set at each corner with varicolor cloisonné enamel rosettes, marked on cover
    12¼ x 16½ in. (31.1 x 41.9 cm.)


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