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    Sale 2162

    Russian Art

    24 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 65

    A Silver-Gilt and Niello Flatware Service

    MAKER'S MARK 'EE', MOSCOW, 1854

    Price Realised  

    A Silver-Gilt and Niello Flatware Service
    Maker's mark 'ee', Moscow, 1854
    Fiddle pattern, nielloed with foliate arabesques in the Old Russian style on a gilt stippled ground, each engraved with the initial 'R' and the motto 'Tout ou Rien', in the original fitted wood case, fully marked, the knife blades marked in Russian 'Yakovlev'
    Comprising:
    Twenty-four dinner forks
    Twenty-four dinner knives
    Twenty-four dessert forks
    Twenty-three dessert knives
    Twenty-four teaspoons
    Twenty-four table spoons
    Two serving spoons
    Four salts
    Twelve vodka cups
    An ivory mounted serving fork and spoon
    A carving knife and fork
    A soup ladle
    A fish slice
    282 oz. (8771 gr.) weighable silver (168)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A LONG ISLAND PRIVATE COLLECTION