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    Sale 1989

    Russian Art

    18 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 226

    Three Silver-Gilt Plique-à-Jour, Guilloché and Champlevé Enamel Sherbet Cups and Stands

    MARKS OF ANTIP KUZMICHEV AND KHLEBNIKOV WITH IMPERIAL WARRANT, MOSCOW, 1896-1908

    Price Realised  

    Three Silver-Gilt Plique-à-Jour, Guilloché and Champlevé Enamel Sherbet Cups and Stands
    Marks of Antip Kuzmichev and Khlebnikov with Imperial warrant, Moscow, 1896-1908
    Each bowl with plique-à-jour enamel rim and guilloché enamel interior, supported by three foliate and beaded arms rising from a hexagonal stem enameled with coats of arms of Russian cities, raised on a tapering stem and domed circular foot, each circular stand with plique-á-jour rim and alternating guilloché and champlevé enamel bands, each decorated with varicolor enamel stylized foliage and geometric motifs; together with four silver-gilt plique-à-jour and champlevé enamel spoons, various makers and dates, cups marked on base, stands marked on base, spoons marked on stems
    The cups 6 5/8 in. (16.2 cm.) high; the largest stand 7¾ in. (19.7 cm.) diam. (10)


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