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    Sale 5913

    Christie's Interiors

    16 June 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 149

    A RUSSIAN SILVER SWING-HANDLED CAKE BASKET

    MARK OF HH (SCRIPT), ST.PETERSBURG, 1869,

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A RUSSIAN SILVER SWING-HANDLED CAKE BASKET
    MARK OF HH (SCRIPT), ST.PETERSBURG, 1869,
    The front applied with Cyrillic-inscribed scroll, also a Russian swing-handled sugar basket pierced with fruiting vines and foliage, handle centred by wreath (lacks glass liner), 1908/17, a christening knife and fork with mother-of-pearl handles, St.Petersburg, 1841 and a lemon teaspoon by 9th Artel, 1908/17
    Weighable silver 27.5 oz. (853 gr.) (5)


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