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    Sale 5954

    Russian Art

    11 June 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 94

    A RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT AND NIELLO CREAM JUG

    MARK OF VASILII SEMENOV, MOSCOW, 1884

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT AND NIELLO CREAM JUG
    MARK OF VASILII SEMENOV, MOSCOW, 1884
    The tapering sides decorated with strapwork incorporating four cartouches, the largest two decorated with architectural views of St. Basil's Cathedral and the Kremlin, bead borders and gilt interior, the angular handle engraved with zig-zag decoration
    3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm.) high
    7 oz. (217 gr.)


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