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    Sale 7598

    Russian Art

    11 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 400

    A silver-gilt trompe l'oeil kvass jug

    MARKED K. FABERGE WITH THE IMPERIAL WARRANT, INDISTINCT MAKER'S MARK, MOSCOW, 1896

    Price Realised  

    A silver-gilt trompe l'oeil kvass jug
    marked K. Faberge with the Imperial warrant, indistinct maker's mark, Moscow, 1896
    Baluster-shaped, chased to simulate woven birch-wood strips, on spreading base, the cover simulating a cloth surrounding ears of corn, with angular handle, fully marked
    5 in. (12.7 cm.) high
    7.74 oz. (241 gr.)


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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the attribution to this lot should read :
    retail mark of Fabergé with the Imperial warrant, Moscow, 1896, indistinct maker's mark, with scratched inventory number 7305.