London, South Kensington
30 November 2007
A SMALL 19TH CENTURY RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT CUP & ASSOCIATED COVER,
MAKER'S MARK IN SCRIPT LETTERS, INDISTINCT, MOSCOW, PROBABLY 1839,
Campana shape on pedestal base raised on three ball feet with fluted tops, sides profusely decorated with rococo scrollwork, foot similarly chased, cover with Imperial double-heade eagle atop flowers & grape clusters, 6 in. high (15.2 cm.), 7.25 oz.
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