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    Sale 7772

    Russian Art

    1 - 2 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 63

    A Silver-Mounted Cut-Glass Bowl

    MARK OF THE FOURTH ARTEL, MOSCOW, 1908-1917

    Price Realised  

    A Silver-Mounted Cut-Glass Bowl
    Mark of the Fourth Artel, Moscow, 1908-1917
    Cylindrical, the bulbous body decorated with seven large stylized flower-head reserves, with cylindrical mount within stiff-leaf and dot and beaded borders, engraved with Russian inscription 'With best wishes from your devoted S. S. Manguby' '19 23 IX 23' on one side and inscribed date flanked by two stylized engraved Cyrillic monograms 'MFL', the angular handles surmounted with ribbon-tied laurel wreaths with entwined laurel garlands, marked on mount
    7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) diameter


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