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    Sale 7734

    Russian Art

    9 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 197

    A Silver Mounted Cut-glass Wine Jug

    MARKED FABERGÉ WITH THE IMPERIAL WARRANT, MOSCOW, CIRCA 1895, WITH SCRATCHED INVENTORY NUMBER 6654, WITH LATER FRENCH CONTROL MARKS

    Price Realised  

    A Silver Mounted Cut-glass Wine Jug
    Marked Fabergé with the Imperial warrant, Moscow, circa 1895, with scratched inventory number 6654, with later French control marks
    Of cylindrical form, the spreading glass body cut with a vertical pattern, the collar mount with chased, stippled ground, classical foliate frieze, within milled and gadrooned borders, the hinged cover with foliate bud finial, tubular handle, with Russian presentation inscriptions inside the cover and rim, marked on mount and inside cover
    11½ in. (29 cm.) high
    The inscription reads: '1896. Moscow/Wrangel. Vereshchagin. Bunting. Poguliaev. Lefler. Guijitskii.' (in the cover)
    'To Vsevolod Evgenievich Konair' (on the rim).


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