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    Sale 1989

    Russian Art

    18 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 118

    A Silver-Gilt and Niello Dessert Flatware Service

    MARK OF IVAN KHLEBNIKOV, MOSCOW, 1871

    Price Realised  

    A Silver-Gilt and Niello Dessert Flatware Service
    Mark of Ivan Khlebnikov, Moscow, 1871
    Each decorated with foliate arabesques in the Old Russian style, engraved with the crowned Cyrillic monogram 'AR', the spoons with Moscow landmarks or scenes of peasant life, comprising:
    Twelve dessert forks
    Twelve dessert knives
    Twelve dessert spoons
    contained in the original silk and velvet lined wood case, the cover engraved with a crowned coat of arms with the mottos in Latin 'In Deo Spes Mea' and Russian 'Zriv Varsh/Chest' i Vernost', fully marked
    38 oz. (2104 gr.) (36)


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    Pre-Lot Text

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