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    Sale 5407

    Russian Pictures, Icons & Works of Art

    27 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 687

    A RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT AND CLOISSONÉ ENAMEL EGG CUP

    MAKER'S MARK INDISTINCT G? (CYRILLIC), TOWN MARK INDISTINCT, CIRCA 1890

    Price Realised  

    A RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT AND CLOISSONÉ ENAMEL EGG CUP
    MAKER'S MARK INDISTINCT G? (CYRILLIC), TOWN MARK INDISTINCT, CIRCA 1890
    With stylised hen handle, the sides with shaded enamel flowers on a red ground, the foot decorated with bands of white and powder blue beads and dark blue drop motifs, the upper body with Cyrillic inscription engraved around a silver-gilt band centred by a vacant cartouche, the rim with blue border
    2¼ in. (6 cm.) high


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