21 March 2006
This lot is offered without a reserve
A RUSSIAN SILVER GILT CHALICE,
the circular cup supported on a knopped stem and broad domed circular foot, chased and engraved with oval panels of saints and emblems and cyrillic inscription
9½in. (24cm.) high; 13oz.
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