24 November 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 4,750
Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000
A set of twelve silver-gilt and cloisonné enamel tea-spoons
Cyrillic mark of Pavel Ovchinnikov, Moscow, circa 1890
Each of traditional form, the bowls enamelled in red, blue, green and white with stylized floral scroll design in blue chevron and white pellet borders, with blue enamelled finials, marked on stems, in original fitted octagonal leather case, the interior cover stamped with the Imperial warrant and in Cyrillic 'Ovchinnikov'
5 5/8 in. (4.2 cm.) and four 5 7/8 in. (4.7 cm.) long (12)
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