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    Sale 5954

    Russian Art

    11 June 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 71

    A RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT AND CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL CHARKA

    MARK OF V. AKIMOV, 1896/1908, ALSO BEARING LATER SOVIET MARKS

    Price Realised  

    A RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT AND CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL CHARKA
    MARK OF V. AKIMOV, 1896/1908, ALSO BEARING LATER SOVIET MARKS
    The bellied sides decorated with anthemions and floral sprays in traditional colours on a stippled ground, below an arched turquoise band filled with scrolling cloisons on a light blue ground, the handle featuring a single flower and scrolling foliage, ropework borders
    4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm.) long


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