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    Sale 2162

    Russian Art

    24 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 148

    A Silver Tea and Coffee Service

    CYRILLIC MAKER'S MARK 'S.B.', MOSCOW, 1896-1908

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    A Silver Tea and Coffee Service
    Cyrillic maker's mark 'S.B.', Moscow, 1896-1908
    Comprising: a teapot, coffee pot, covered sugar, cream jug; each tapering cylindrical body on a raised circular foot, with upswept loop handles, the sides repoussé and chased with a scene of Sadko playing his gusli before the Sea King, with hinged domed covers and cylindrical finials, marked under bases
    The coffee pot 9¼ in. (23.5 cm.) high
    55 oz. (1710 gr.) gross (4)


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