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    Sale 7734

    Russian Art

    9 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 182

    A silver-mounted porcelain fork and knife

    BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST. PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF CATHERINE II, THE MOUNT OF THE KNIFE MARKED GN PROBABLY FOR GUSTAV NIGRAEUS OR GUSTAV NEUMAN, ST. PETERSBURG, INDISTINCTLY DATED 179?

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    A silver-mounted porcelain fork and knife
    By the Imperial Porcelain Factory, St. Petersburg, period of Catherine II, the mount of the knife marked GN probably for Gustav Nigraeus or Gustav Neuman, St. Petersburg, indistinctly dated 179?
    The tapering handles painted with blossoms, the silver with reeded mounts, the knife marked on blade
    The knife 8¼ in. (21 cm.) long (2)


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