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    Sale 5407

    Russian Pictures, Icons & Works of Art

    27 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 742

    A SILVER TROMPE-L'OEIL PRESERVE POT REALISTICALLY MODELLED AS A CABBAGE

    BEARING FAKE FABERGÉ MARKS FOR 'MOSCOW 1893'

    Price Realised  

    A SILVER TROMPE-L'OEIL PRESERVE POT REALISTICALLY MODELLED AS A CABBAGE
    BEARING FAKE FABERGÉ MARKS FOR 'MOSCOW 1893'
    Gilt interior and clear glass liner
    3¾ in. (9.5 cm.) high; 4½ in. (11.3 cm.) diameter
    42 oz. (1303 gr.)


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    For a similar example by Fabergé dated Moscow, 1894 see photo no. 173, p. 256, exhibition catalogue 'Splendeurs de Russie, Mille Ans D'Orfevrerie', Musée du Petit Palais, Paris, 1993.

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