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    Sale 1989

    Russian Art

    18 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 117

    A Silver and Niello Tea Caddy

    MARKED P. OVCHINNIKOV WITH IMPERIAL WARRANT, MAKER'S MARK VASILII SEMENOV, MOSCOW, 1886

    Price Realised  

    A Silver and Niello Tea Caddy
    Marked P. Ovchinnikov with Imperial Warrant, maker's mark Vasilii Semenov, Moscow, 1886
    Of shouldered rectangular form, the sides with nielloed views of Moscow landmarks, within borders decorated with foliate arabesques in the Old Russian style, the domed cover enclosing a stopper, fully marked
    5 in. (12.7 cm.) high
    14 oz. (445 gr.)


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