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    Sale 7598

    Russian Art

    11 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 420

    A silver-gilt and cloisonné enamel tea-set

    CYRILLIC MARK VA, PROBABLY FOR V. AKIMOV, MOSCOW, 1896-1908

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A silver-gilt and cloisonné enamel tea-set
    Cyrillic mark VA, probably for V. Akimov, Moscow, 1896-1908
    The bullet shaped bodies each with two circular medallions containing the vari-coloured Firebird on cream ground, each piece overall decorated with floral scrolls on brown ground, the bodies, handles and spouts with white enamel pellet borders, with rope-work rims to the bodies and detachable covers, with mother-of-pearl knop finials and insulators, marked under bases
    The tea-pot 4 in. (10.2 cm.) high (3)


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