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    Sale 7734

    Russian Art

    9 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 158

    A silver-gilt and cloisonné enamel belt


    Price Realised  

    A silver-gilt and cloisonné enamel belt
    Cyrillic mark of Nikolai Zverev, Moscow, 1896-1908
    The domed buckle with chained kindjal clasp with vari-coloured stylized foliate scrolls and rosettes on stippled ground, each shaped rectangular link, decorated with vari-coloured floral scrolls on stippled grounds, with turquoise scroll borders, fully marked

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    For a similar belt by N. Zverev, see:
    N. Kaliazina, G. Kamelova et al., Russian enamels of the 12th to the early 20th centuries from the collection of the Hermitage, Leningrad, 1987, plate no. 142.

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