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    Sale 7734

    Russian Art

    9 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 137

    A trompe l'oeil silver dish

    MOSCOW, 1854, UNKNOWN MAKER'S MARK 'EE'

    Price Realised  

    A trompe l'oeil silver dish
    Moscow, 1854, unknown maker's mark 'ee'
    Formed as an oak leaf, on three ball feet, naturalistically chased and engraved with veins and stippled surface, rolled rim and hammered from beneath, the tapering stem forming the handle, marked under base
    7 5/8 in. (19.4 cm.) long
    7.6 oz. (238,7 gr.)


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