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    Sale 7734

    Russian Art

    9 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 226

    A silver-gilt tea-glass holder

    MOSCOW, 1883, UNRECORDED MAKER'S MARK CYRILLIC GL

    Price Realised  

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    A silver-gilt tea-glass holder
    Moscow, 1883, unrecorded maker's mark Cyrillic GL
    Cylindrical on spreading base with four bracket feet, the geometric patterned, pierced sides applied with two circular medallions, one depicting a couple at tea, the reverse with smaller engraved with monogram and inscription, marked under base
    3¼ in. (8.5 cm.) high
    6.08 oz. (189 gr.)
    The monogram and inscription reads: 'BF St Petersburg 1885.'


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