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    Sale 2162

    Russian Art

    24 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 150

    A Silver-Mounted Onyx Desk Set

    MARKED P. OVCHINNIKOV WITH THE IMPERIAL WARRANT, WITH THE WORKMASTER'S MARK 'HIT', MOSCOW, 1908-1917

    Price Realised  

    A Silver-Mounted Onyx Desk Set
    Marked P. Ovchinnikov with the Imperial warrant, with the workmaster's mark 'HiT', Moscow, 1908-1917
    Comprising: a stand fitted with two cut glass inkwells and a clock, now lacking works; a blotter; a cup; an ashtray; and a match safe; each green onyx base with silver mounts repoussé and chased with oak leavses and acorns, the stand centering a roundel depicting a bogatyr', fully marked
    The stand 14½ in. (47 cm.) long (7)


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    Provenance

    Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, December 10, 1976, lot 193.