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    Sale 1989

    Russian Art

    18 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 208

    A Silver-Gilt and Cloisonné Enamel Tea Cup and Saucer

    CYRILLIC MAKER'S MARK 'NA', PROBABLY FOR NIKOLAI ALEKSEEV, MOSCOW, CIRCA 1890

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Silver-Gilt and Cloisonné Enamel Tea Cup and Saucer
    Cyrillic maker's mark 'NA', probably for Nikolai Alekseev, Moscow, circa 1890
    Of typical form, the cup with stylized scroll handle, the body decorated with loose floral sprays within beaded borders, in shades of red, white, blue and green, on a raised circular foot, the saucer with conforming decoration, marked under bases
    2¾ in. (7 cm.) high (2)


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