• Russian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2308

    Russian Art

    23 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 112

    A Silver-Gilt and Cloisonné Enamel Tea Glass Holder

    CYRILLIC MAKER'S MARK 'V.R.', POSSIBLY FOR VASILII RUKAVISHNIKOV, MOSCOW, CIRCA 1890

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    A Silver-Gilt and Cloisonné Enamel Tea Glass Holder
    Cyrillic maker's mark 'V.R.', possibly for Vasilii Rukavishnikov, Moscow, circa 1890
    Cylindrical, on a spreading domed circular foot, with upswept key-form handle, the body enameled with chevrons of white and dark blue pellets enclosing stylized flowers and foliage, all between turquoise pellet borders, the handle with conforming decoration, marked under base, also with Polish mark on foot
    4 in. (10.2 cm.) high


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