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    Sale 7630

    Russian Works of Art

    24 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 185

    A Silver and En Plein Enamel Box

    MARKED FABERGÉ WITH THE IMPERIAL WARRANT, MOSCOW, 1908-1917, WITH SCRATCHED INVENTORY NUMBER 20831

    Price Realised  

    A Silver and En Plein Enamel Box
    Marked Fabergé with the Imperial warrant, Moscow, 1908-1917, with scratched inventory number 20831
    Circular, the lobed sides with alternating green and purple enamelled reserves with stylized pan-Slavic foliage, on four shaped feet with conforming decoration, the hinged cover inset with an en plein enamel plaque depicting 'Ivan Tsarevich Riding the Grey Wolf', after the original by Victor Vasnetsov, gilt interior, marked under base and inside cover
    3 in. (7.6 cm.) diam.


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