• Galerie Popoff: An Enduring Pa auction at Christies

    Sale 7677

    Galerie Popoff: An Enduring Passion for Russian Art

    12 - 13 October 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 371

    A silver-gilt and niello handled cup

    INDISTINCT MAKER'S MARK, ST PETERSBURG, 1843

    Price Realised  

    A silver-gilt and niello handled cup
    Indistinct maker's mark, St Petersburg, 1843
    Cylindrical, with flared rim and scroll handle, the body nielloed with a continuous band of lozenges and floral motifs, centering an engraved crest, the base inset with a gold rouble coin dated 1779, marked under base
    1½ in. (3.7 cm.) high


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