28 November 2007
THE PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN COLLECTOR
A silver-gilt and cloisonné enamel casket
Cyrillic mark of Sergei Nazarov, Moscow, 1888
Oblong with rounded corners, on four ball feet with stylized bifurcated leaf brackets, the sides and hinged cover applied with shaped panels of floral scroll, stars and strapwork on stippled ground, with spiral pillars to the sides, the swing handle with flowerheads, with twisted ropework rims, gilt interior, marked inside cover and base
3¾ in. (9.5 cm.) high
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