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    Sale 5407

    Russian Pictures, Icons & Works of Art

    27 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 802

    A RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT AND CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL CASKET

    MARK OF PAVEL OVCHINNIKOV, MOSCOW, PROBABLY 1890

    Price Realised  

    A RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT AND CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL CASKET
    MARK OF PAVEL OVCHINNIKOV, MOSCOW, PROBABLY 1890
    Rectangular with rounded corners on four ball and claw feet, the cover with six-petal flower within turquoise bead bezel, flanked by foliate scrollwork in orange, pink, white, green, mauve and three shades of blue, bordered by a band of stiff-leaf motifs, the sides with similarly coloured band of scrolling flowers edged with alternate green and turquoise tongue motifs, the polychrome side handles modelled as hens, gilt interior
    2 in. (5.2 cm.) high; 4 5/8 in (11.7 cm.) long handle-to-handle


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