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    Sale 7598

    Russian Art

    11 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 422

    A silver-gilt and cloisonné enamel egg and beaker

    CYRILLIC MARK OF PAVEL OVCHINNIKOV WITH THE IMPERIAL WARRANT, MOSCOW, 1908-1917

    Price Realised  

    A silver-gilt and cloisonné enamel egg and beaker
    Cyrillic mark of Pavel Ovchinnikov with the Imperial Warrant, Moscow, 1908-1917
    Ovoid, with shaded enamel vari-coloured scrolling flowers on cream and burgundy grounds within turquoise beaded borders, opening to form two egg-cups on similar flared bases contained within, fully marked; the cylindrical beaker decorated with blue, green, turquoise, white and red geometrical and stylized floral design within, on gilt ground, the base engraved with Cyrillic monogram A Ya N 1911., marked under base
    the beaker 2 7/8 in. (7 cm.) high; the egg 2¾ in. (6.8 cm.) high


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