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    Sale 7734

    Russian Art

    9 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 162

    A silver-mounted and en plein enamel wooden desk pad

    MARKED FABERGÉ WITH THE IMPERIAL WARRANT, MOSCOW, 1908-1917, WITH SCRATCHED INVENTORY NUMBER 26820

    Price Realised  

    A silver-mounted and en plein enamel wooden desk pad
    Marked Fabergé with the Imperial warrant, Moscow, 1908-1917, with scratched inventory number 26820
    Of rectangular form, the hinged cover with an enamel plate decorated with woodcocks flying over a forest, with a silver reserve beneath decorated with pan-Slavic geometric motifs and swirls, engraved with a Russian inscription, the hinge with pine cone terminals, one detachable and forming a pencil holder, marked on the lower left and on the hinge
    6½ in. (16.5 cm.)
    The Russian inscription reads: 'Nicolai Nicolaievich Bunge from an old friend 19 19/V 10'.


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