• Russian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2308

    Russian Art

    23 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 118

    A Silver-Gilt and Cloisonné Enamel Tea Glass Holder and Spoon

    CYRILLIC MAKER'S MARK 'VA', POSSIBLY FOR VASILII AGAFONOV, MOSCOW, 1896-1908

    Price Realised  

    A Silver-Gilt and Cloisonné Enamel Tea Glass Holder and Spoon
    Cyrillic maker's mark 'VA', possibly for Vasilii Agafonov, Moscow, 1896-1908
    The holder cylindrical, with upswept handle and domed foot, the body enameled with naturalistic flowers and scrolling foliate arabesques in red, white, turquoise and blue on a gilt-stippled ground, the base with Cyrillic inscription dated 1905, marked on base; the spoon with conforming decoration, twist handle, and enameled terminal, marked on stem
    4 in. (10.2 cm.) high (2)


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