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    Sale 7772

    Russian Art

    1 - 2 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 51

    A Set of Vari-Coloured Miniature Cut-Glass Desk Seals

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Set of Vari-Coloured Miniature Cut-Glass Desk Seals
    19th century
    Eleven miniature hexagonal seals in green, purple, yellow, blue and white glass, each matrix engraved with English or French inscriptions, a male profile and a flower, with a mounted glass handle, apparently unmarked, all contained within an original leather fitted box
    each seal ¼ in. (0.5 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    Collection of Prince Bagration.