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    Sale 2162

    Russian Art

    24 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 59

    A Silver-Gilt Beaker

    CYRILLIC MAKER'S MARK 'GI', MOSCOW, 1711

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Silver-Gilt Beaker
    Cyrillic maker's mark 'GI', Moscow, 1711
    Tapering cylindircal on a spreading base and three ball feet, repoussé and chased with alternating panels enclosing a scale pattern, birds and the Imperial double-headed eagle amidst flowers and foliage, within scroll borders, the rim with elaborate Russian inscriptions, marked under base
    4½ in. (11.4 cm.) high
    5.9 oz. (187 gr.)


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