London, South Kensington
30 November 2007
A 19TH CENTURY RUSSIAN PARCEL-GILT SILVER & NIELLO CREAM JUG,
MARK OF PAVEL OVCHINNIKOV, MOSCOW, 1879,
Tapering sides on pedestal foot, bead borders, sides with profuse geometric scrollwork around two architectural medallions depicting views of Moscow, a vacant reserve at front & back, ALSO a similarly decorated coffee cup & saucer, mark of Vasiliy Semenov, Moscow, 1871, & a similar silver-gilt & niello wine flute, Moscow, 1866, all three with gilt interiors, 15.5 oz. (3)
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