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    Sale 7630

    Russian Works of Art

    24 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 135

    A silver stirrup cup in the form of a dog's head

    MARK OF NICHOLLS & PLINCKE, WORKMASTER'S INTIALS PK, ST. PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1880

    Price Realised  

    A silver stirrup cup in the form of a dog's head
    mark of Nicholls & Plincke, workmaster's intials PK, St. Petersburg, circa 1880
    Realistically modelled as a terrier's head with a collar, reeded rim, gilt interior, marked on rim
    3 1/8 in. (8 cm.) high


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    For another, similar stirrup-cup shaped as a dog's head, by Nicholls & Plincke see: Geza von Habsburg, Faberge Imperial Craftsman and His World, London 2000, p. 54, No. 32, illustrated.

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