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    Sale 7734

    Russian Art

    9 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 135

    A trompe l'oeil silver box

    MARK OF JOSEPH NORDBERG, ST. PETERBURG, 1852?

    Price Realised  

    A trompe l'oeil silver box
    Mark of Joseph Nordberg, St. Peterburg, 1852?
    Shaped as a quince, on four simulated branch and leaf feet with similar stretcher, the lobed fruit with chased and engraved flower end, the detachable cover with twisted stalk and leaf handle, gilt interior, marked on foot and inside cover
    5¼ in. (13.5 cm.) long
    12.56 oz. (390,7 gr.)


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