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    Sale 5407

    Russian Pictures, Icons & Works of Art

    27 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 724

    A RUSSIAN SILVER CHINOISERIE TEA CADDY

    MAKER'S MARK PROBABLY AL (CYRILLIC), MOSCOW, 1886

    Price Realised  

    A RUSSIAN SILVER CHINOISERIE TEA CADDY
    MAKER'S MARK PROBABLY AL (CYRILLIC), MOSCOW, 1886
    Of upright rectangular form with rounded shoulders, engraved on each side with Chinese merchants and courting couples within arches bordered with geometric strapwork, the screw-on cover with gilt interior covering a silver-gilt mounted cork stopper with ring-pull handle
    5 in. (12.6 cm.) high
    weight without stopper 9.5 oz. (295 gr.)


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