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    Sale 5407

    Russian Pictures, Icons & Works of Art

    27 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 725

    A RUSSIAN SILVER TEA CADDY

    MAKER'S MARK OF SA (CYRILLIC), 1896/1908

    Price Realised  

    A RUSSIAN SILVER TEA CADDY
    MAKER'S MARK OF SA (CYRILLIC), 1896/1908
    Of cube shape with rounded top and lift-off cover concealing a silver-mounted cork stopper with hinged ring handle, the front engraved with a Chinaman seated beside a bamboo plant, a chibouk in one hand and boxes of tea at his side, the other three sides engraved with floral sprays, the top with a further floral spray and rococo scrollwork
    5 in. (12.5 cm.) high
    8.5 oz. (264 gr.)


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