• Russian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2308

    Russian Art

    23 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 132

    A Set of Fourteen Silver-Gilt and Cloisonné Enamel Spoons

    THE LARGE SPOONS MARK OF NIKOLAI ALEXEEV, MOSCOW, CIRCA 1890, THE SMALL SPOONS CYRILLIC MAKER'S MARK 'VA', MOSCOW, 1896-1908

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    A Set of Fourteen Silver-Gilt and Cloisonné Enamel Spoons
    The large spoons mark of Nikolai Alexeev, Moscow, circa 1890, the small spoons Cyrillic maker's mark 'VA', Moscow, 1896-1908
    Each large spoon with circular bowl enameled with varicolor stylized floral and foliate motifs within a turquoise pellet border, the handle of tapering square section, the terminal enameled with stylized flowers and geometric motifs; each small spoon with pear-shaped bowl enameled with shaded varicolor stylized floral and geometric motifs within a white pellet border, the handle with twist stem, the terminal enameled with geometric motifs; in fitted wooden case with silk lining stamped 'I.E. Morozov St. Petersburg' beneath the Imperial warrant, the cover with silver plaque engraved with monogram, marked on stems
    The large spoons 7 1/8 in. (18.1 cm.) long (14)


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