12 - 13 October 2009
A PAIR OF ORMOLU-MOUNTED MALACHITE TAZZAS
Russia, probably late 19th century
Each with a shallow round bowl on spreading foot mounted on pedestals applied with ormolu ribbon-tied winged torch decoration, on a square base with ormolu laurel-leaf border, apparently unmarked
8 in. (20.3 cm.) high (2)
Collection of Alexandre Polonsky, Paris.
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