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    Sale 1989

    Russian Art

    18 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 94

    A Silver-Gilt and Cloisonné Enamel Vodka Set

    MARKED OVCHINNIKOV WITH IMPERIAL WARRANT OVERSTRIKING THE INITIALS OF FEODOR RÜCKERT, MOSCOW, 1896-1908

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    A Silver-Gilt and Cloisonné Enamel Vodka Set
    Marked Ovchinnikov with Imperial warrant overstriking the initials of Feodor Rückert, Moscow, 1896-1908
    Comprising a flask, six cups, and a tray; overall decorated with foliate scrolls, stylized blossoms of shaded enamel, and heart-shaped pink cartouches on green, blue and light blue ground, the flask of elongated baluster form, with waisted neck and detachable knopped cover with ball finial, the cylindrical cups on domed circular feet, the circular tray with supports for the flask and cups, fully marked
    The tray 8 7/8 in. (22.6 cm.) diameter, the flask 11½ in. (29.3 cm.) high, the cups 2½ in. (5.7 cm.) high (8)


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    Pre-Lot Text

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