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    Sale 5407

    Russian Pictures, Icons & Works of Art

    27 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 719

    A RUSSIAN SILVER AND NIELLO SWING-HANDLED SUGAR BASKET

    MARK OF VASILII SEMENOV, MOSCOW, 1891

    Price Realised  

    A RUSSIAN SILVER AND NIELLO SWING-HANDLED SUGAR BASKET
    MARK OF VASILII SEMENOV, MOSCOW, 1891
    The sides decorated with extensive scrolling flowers around architectural panels depicting views of the Kremlin and St. Basil's Cathedral and additionally two small circular reserves one engraved with a monogram the other dated 1891, rope-work swing handle and raised on three ball feet
    4¼ in. (10.8 cm.) diameter


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