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    Sale 7772

    Russian Art

    1 - 2 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 59

    A Silver-Gilt Samovar

    MARKED FABERGÉ, APPARENTLY NO MAKER'S MARK, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1890

    Price Realised  

    A Silver-Gilt Samovar
    Marked Fabergé, apparently no maker's mark, St Petersburg, circa 1890
    On four hoof feet, legs surmounted with ram's masks connected by foliage scroll and ribbon under pearl friezes, the upper and lower part decorated with stylized leaves, with reeded geometrical handles decorated with ram's masks, ivory finials, marked on each feet and sprout
    17¼ in. (44 cm.) high


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