18 April 2008
A Silver-Gilt and Cloisonné Enamel Sauceboat
Mark of Orest Kurliukov, Moscow, 1896-1908
Of typical form, decorated with floral and foliate sprays and flowerheads in varicolor shaded enamel on a cream ground, on domed circular foot with chevron border, marked under base and on foot
3½ in. (9 cm.) long
With A La Vieille Russie, New York.
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