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    Sale 7598

    Russian Art

    11 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 434

    A silver-mounted cut-glass wine-decanter

    BY FABERGÉ, WITH THE IMPERIAL WARRANT, MOSCOW, CIRCA 1890, WITH SCRATCHED INVENTORY NUMBER 11253

    Price Realised  

    A silver-mounted cut-glass wine-decanter
    By Fabergé, with the Imperial warrant, Moscow, circa 1890, with scratched inventory number 11253
    The flask-shaped body cut in cameo through the outer green layer with a flowering branch between bands of chevrons and flutes around the neck and stylized leaves at the base, the silver-mount with cylindrical collar engraved with 'X' and hinged covered spout, with scroll handle formed as a foliate stem and stylized flower-head finial, marked on neck and cover
    12½ in. (32 cm.) high


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