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    Sale 2162

    Russian Art

    24 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 140

    A Silver-Mounted Cut Glass Centerpiece

    MARK OF VLADIMIR GORDON, WITH THE CYRILLIC WORKMASTER'S MARK 'S.P.', ST. PETERSBURG, 1908-1917

    Price Realised  

    A Silver-Mounted Cut Glass Centerpiece
    Mark of Vladimir Gordon, with the Cyrillic workmaster's mark 'S.P.', St. Petersburg, 1908-1917
    The navette-form colorless glass bowl cut with diamond and star pattern, the sides mounted with two silver handles in the form of elephant's heads with ivory tusks, raised on a silver stand repoussé and chased with rosettes, C-scrolls, shells and trellis pattern, on two shell-cast scroll feet and two feet in the form of elephant's heads, fully marked
    11½ in. (29.2 cm.) high, 20½ in. (52 cm.) wide


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