London, South Kensington
26 June 2007
A RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT & CLOISONNE ENAMEL PAPER-KNIFE & DIP-PEN EN SUITE,
MARK OF A.D (Cyrillic), 1896/1908,
Decorated with flowers & foliate scrolls in red, white, green & two shades of blue, in fitted case, the handle of paper knife in form of a kindjal, ALSO a Russian silver-gilt & plique-à-jour napkin ring, mark of NL, 1896/1908, with bead borders, decorated with flowers & scrolls in red, green, white, yellow, orange & two shades of blue (some damage).
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