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    Sale 7598

    Russian Art

    11 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 397

    A silver soup-tureen

    MARK OF ADOLF SPER, ST. PETERSBURG, 1848

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A silver soup-tureen
    Mark of Adolf Sper, St. Petersburg, 1848
    Shaped oval with partly lobed and fluted bombé foot, body and cover, with foliate scrolls and fruit rim and two scroll handes, the latter with rocaille scrolls and beading, the detachable cover with fruit and foliage finial, the body engraved on one side with initials S P and on the other with a coat of arms, fully marked
    16.14 in. (41.3 cm.) long


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