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    Sale 7772

    Russian Art

    1 - 2 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 76

    A Silver-Gilt and Champlevé Enamel Coin Dispenser

    MARK OF OTTO MAKSELIUS, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1890

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    A Silver-Gilt and Champlevé Enamel Coin Dispenser
    Mark of Otto Makselius, St Petersburg, circa 1890
    Cylindrical with spreading central band, the body with red, white and blue enamel geometric motifs within bright-cut borders, with a Russian inscription around each rim 'Whoever saves money will live without need', containing a graduated sprung dispensing compartment at each end, marked on each end
    3 1/8 in. (7.9 cm.) long


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