• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5919

    Christie's Interiors

    8 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 432

    A RUSSIAN PARCEL-GILT SILVER SWING-HANDLED CAKE BASKET

    MARK OF PAVEL OVCHINNIKOV, MOSCOW, 1889

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    A RUSSIAN PARCEL-GILT SILVER SWING-HANDLED CAKE BASKET
    MARK OF PAVEL OVCHINNIKOV, MOSCOW, 1889
    Decorated with sprays of flowers and foliage around an oval wreath cartouche, with continuous bands of stylised acanthus leaves at top and bottom; also a sifter spoon, same date and maker; a pair of sugar tongs by Fabergé, 1896-1908; and a lemon fork by a different maker, Moscow, 1889; each engraved with initials VB
    The basket, 8 7/8 in. (22.6 cm.) long
    20 oz. (651 gr.)


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