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    Sale 5954

    Russian Art

    11 June 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 83

    A RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT AND CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL THRONE SALT

    MARK OF GUSTAV KLINGERT, MOSCOW, 1896/1908

    Price Realised  

    A RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT AND CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL THRONE SALT
    MARK OF GUSTAV KLINGERT, MOSCOW, 1896/1908
    Decorated all over with flower-heads and scrolling foliage in traditional colours on a stippled ground within turquoise blue bead borders
    3 in. (7.6 cm.) high


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    Gustav Klingert's mark was in Latin characters until around 1899 when he began using Cyrillic characters. His Cyrillic mark is visible on this example dating it from between 1899 and 1908.

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