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    Sale 5407

    Russian Pictures, Icons & Works of Art

    27 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 730

    A RUSSIAN SILVER-MOUNTED CUT-GLASS CLARET JUG

    INCUSE MAKER'S MARK PROBABLY VA (CYRILLIC), ST. PETERSBURG, 1908/17

    Price Realised  

    A RUSSIAN SILVER-MOUNTED CUT-GLASS CLARET JUG
    INCUSE MAKER'S MARK PROBABLY VA (CYRILLIC), ST. PETERSBURG, 1908/17
    The cylindrical neck chased in relief with vertical panels of fruiting vines, bordering plain reserves decorated with ribbon-tied laurel wreaths, one of these bearing a Cyrillic inscription, fluted cover with a second Cyrillic inscription and bud finial, the lower part of the mount with small rosettes above cut-out floral swags, on tapering cut-glass body, gilt interior
    11½ in. (29.3 cm.) high


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    Saleroom Notice

    The inscribtion on this jug reads: 'Prize for the Union of Three Unions; In the name of the Vice-Commander of the Imperial Yacht Club, A.A. Mozer'