• Russian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2308

    Russian Art

    23 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 219

    A Silver-Gilt, Champlevé and En Plein Enamel Purse

    MARKED OVCHINNIKOV WITH THE IMPERIAL WARRANT, MOSCOW, 187?

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Silver-Gilt, Champlevé and En Plein Enamel Purse
    Marked Ovchinnikov with the Imperial warrant, Moscow, 187?
    Rectangular with rounded corners, champlevé enameled throughout with stylized scrolling foliage, strapwork and geometric motifs in red, turquoise, blue and green, the hinged cover also enameled en plein with a troika in a snowy landscape, marked on edge and base bezel
    3 1/8 in. (7.9 cm.) long


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