• 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 370

    A silver-gilt pineapple cup and cover

    PARTLY ERASED CYRILLIC MAKER'S MARK BDO, MOSCOW, 175?, ASSAYMASTER'S MARK OF EGOR IVANOV

    Price Realised  

    A silver-gilt pineapple cup and cover
    partly erased Cyrillic maker's mark BDO, Moscow, 175?, assaymaster's mark of Egor Ivanov
    On a domed circular foot, the tree-form stem applied with a woodsman wielding an axe, the ovoid bowl with conforming detachable cover with Imperial double-headed eagle finial, the foot, bowl and cover chased with lobes and scrolling foliage, marked on foot, bowl and cover
    9½ in. (24 cm.) high


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