London, South Kensington
7 July 2000
A silver prize Beaker
marked Khlebnikov with Imperial warrant, St. Petersburg, 1908-1917
Tapering cylindrical, on shaped stem and spreading foot with bands of tied laurel, acanthus and pellet decoration, the body repoussé and chased with ribbon-tied garlands and inscribed in Russian 'The N.E. Lange Goblet', the wide rim similarly decorated and with further inscription 'Petrograd Atheletic Club First Prize', gilt interior, marked on rim and under base
10¾in. (27.3cm.) high
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The body also inscribed with the winner for 1913, 1914 & 1915, all being A.M. Ankudinov.
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