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    Sale 2004

    Important English, Continental and American Silver

    22 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 71

    A RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT TANKARD

    MARK OF SAZIKOV WITH IMPERIAL WARRANT, MOSCOW, 1864

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT TANKARD
    MARK OF SAZIKOV WITH IMPERIAL WARRANT, MOSCOW, 1864
    Tapering cylindrical, of barrel form, body chased to imitate wooden staves tied by two reeded bands, body also decorated with four bosses, gilt interior, scroll handle with pierced thumbpiece, marked on base and cover
    7¼ in. (18.4 cm.) high; 25 oz. 10 dwt. (795 gr.)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A CONNECTICUT COLLECTION