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    Sale 7598

    Russian Art

    11 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 398

    A silver-mounted coconut cup

    MOSCOW, 176?, UNRECORDED MAKER'S MARK B.A

    Price Realised  

    A silver-mounted coconut cup
    Moscow, 176?, unrecorded maker's mark B.A
    On a circular flat base, the bombé foot and knop stem, repoussé and chased with rocaille scrolls, cartouches and leaves, the body of coconut carved with three panels each with a medallion depicting Peter the Great, Catherine the Great or Elisaveta Petrovna, in profile, surrounded by a trophy of arms, mounted with plain band mounts and flared rim, gilt interior, fully marked
    6½ in. (16.5 cm.) high


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