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    Sale 7461

    Russian Works of Art Including The Rothschild Fabergé Egg

    28 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 157

    A silver-gilt and cloisonné enamel casket

    CYRILLIC MARK OF SERGEI NAZAROV, MOSCOW, 1888

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A silver-gilt and cloisonné enamel casket
    Cyrillic mark of Sergei Nazarov, Moscow, 1888
    Oblong with rounded corners, on four ball feet with stylized bifurcated leaf brackets, the sides and hinged cover applied with shaped panels of floral scroll, stars and strapwork on stippled ground, with spiral pillars to the sides, the swing handle with flowerheads, with twisted ropework rims, gilt interior, marked inside cover and base
    3¾ in. (9.5 cm.) high


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN COLLECTOR