• Russian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2308

    Russian Art

    23 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 161

    Four Silver-Gilt and Niello Beakers

    VARIOUS MAKERS AND DATES

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    Estimate

    Four Silver-Gilt and Niello Beakers
    Various makers and dates
    Comprising a beaker depicting a harbor and the monument to Minin and Pozharsky, Cyrillic maker's mark 'AK', Moscow, 1838; a beaker on a stepped circular foot, depicting a man holding a flowering plant and a man playing the flute with a goat, maker's mark indistinct, Moscow, 1837; a beaker decorated with scrolling foliage, mark of Konstantin Pets, Moscow, 1850; and a beaker depicting soldiers on horseback wielding sabres, Cyrillic maker's mark 'PD', Moscow, 1840; all marked under bases and on rims
    The largest 3¾ in. (9.5 cm.) high (4)


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