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    Sale 12975

    Noble & Private Collections Part I

    2 November 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 166

    A RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT BASKET

    ST PETERSBURG, FIRST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT BASKET
    ST PETERSBURG, FIRST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    Oval on tapering foot, fluted body with openwork sides, cast and chased with gryphons and scrolls, with two scroll handles, marked under base

    15 in. (38 cm.) wide
    50.72 oz. (1,577.4 gr.)


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