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    Sale 1989

    Russian Art

    18 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 265

    A Silver Two-Handled Trophy Cup

    MARKED K. FABERGÉ WITH IMPERIAL WARRANT, WORKMASTER'S MARK OF ALEXANDER WÄKEWA, ST. PETERSBURG, 1908-1917, SCRATCHED INVENTORY NUMBER 17308

    Price Realised  

    A Silver Two-Handled Trophy Cup
    Marked K. Fabergé with Imperial warrant, workmaster's mark of Alexander Wäkewa, St. Petersburg, 1908-1917, scratched inventory number 17308
    Of vase form, with two angular side handles, the body with palmette and lotus band beneath a beaded rim, the gadrooned lower section above a berried laurel chased knop, raised on a spreading circular foot and stepped square base, in a fitted Wartski case, marked on body and under base
    16½ in. (42 cm.) high
    76 oz. (2,357 gr.)


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    Provenance

    With Wartski, London.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from a California Private Collection