• Christie's Interiors - Style a auction at Christies

    Sale 5681

    Christie's Interiors - Style and Spirit

    23 February 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 327

    A RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT AND CLOISONNE ENAMEL SWING-HANDLE SUGAR BASKET

    MARK OF GRIGORIY MIKHAILOVICH SBITNEV, MOSCOW, 1908-17

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT AND CLOISONNE ENAMEL SWING-HANDLE SUGAR BASKET
    MARK OF GRIGORIY MIKHAILOVICH SBITNEV, MOSCOW, 1908-17
    The sides decorated with polychrome flowers in shades of blue and pink, scrolling foliage and geometric motifs on a stippled gilt ground, the foot decorated with a band of flowers on an olive ground, the wavy rim with flower-heads and geometric motifs on alternate olive green and emerald green grounds and highlighted with incised gilded pellet motifs
    4 3/8 in. (11.2 cm.) diameter


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