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    Sale 2162

    Russian Art

    24 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 69

    A Silver-Gilt Handled Cup

    MARKED WITH THE CYRILLIC INITIALS 'N'?, MOSCOW, 1840

    Price Realised  

    A Silver-Gilt Handled Cup
    Marked with the Cyrillic initials 'N'?, Moscow, 1840
    The cylindrical body with everted rim and foliate-cast scroll handle, applied with three roundels depicting Tsarevich Alexander Nikolaevich in military uniform, Emperor Nicholas I and Empress Alexandra Feodorovna, flanked by winged classical maidens supporting ribbon-tied floral garlands, on a foliate-cast shaped foot, marked beneath rim and under foot
    6¼ in. (15.9 cm.) high
    13.25 oz. (412 gr.)


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