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    Sale 7461

    Russian Works of Art Including The Rothschild Fabergé Egg

    28 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 7

    A silver-gilt and enamel caviar pot

    CYRILLIC MARK OF IVAN KHLEBNIKOV WITH THE IMPERIAL WARRANT, MOSCOW, 1877

    Price Realised  

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    A silver-gilt and enamel caviar pot
    Cyrillic mark of Ivan Khlebnikov with the Imperial warrant, Moscow, 1877
    Cylindrical, with champlevé enamel decoration in white, blues and translucent red, with bands of geometric designs, stylized foliate scrolls and strapwork, between simulated chased ropework borders, the detachable cover with folate and strapwork border, the centre engraved with a cypher EKW, in a chevron roundel, the handle with trellis, band and geometric decoration, enhanced with bright-cut borders, marked under cover and base
    7¾ in. (19.7 cm.) high


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN COLLECTOR