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    Sale 5266

    Portrait Miniatures, Objects of Vertu, Silver & Russian Works of Art

    13 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 1789

    A set of five silver-gilt and niello Russian tea spoons

    MOSCOW 1891

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A set of five silver-gilt and niello Russian tea spoons
    MOSCOW 1891
    The back of each bowl nielloed with an architectural study, with part rope-twist handles -- 4 1/2 in. (10.7 cm.); a set of five similar coffee spoons -- 4 in. (10 cm.); a set of eight silver-gilt and niello spoons, the reverse of the bowls with nielloed scrollwork, Moscow 1876; four similar spoons; and a set of twelve parcel-gilt spoons, the reverse of the bowls engraved with flowers and foliage -- 6 1/8 in. (15.5 cm.) (34)


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