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    Sale 2162

    Russian Art

    24 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 144

    A Silver Tankard


    Price Realised  


    A Silver Tankard
    Mark of Varvara Baladanova, Moscow, 1896-1908
    Cylindrical on a spreading circular base with four bracket feet, engraved with the Russian inscription, possibly later, 'From the Tretyakovs to Saava Morozov in good memory', the body repoussé and chased with huntsmen and hounds in pursuit of their prey in a tree-lined field, beneath an apron pierced with foliate and geometric motifs, the knopped upright handle with a scroll thumb-piece rising to a hinged domed cover surmounted by a finial in the form of a hunter resting on a tree stump, fully marked
    11 1/2 in. (29.2 cm.) high
    38.6 oz. (1200 gr.)

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