London, South Kensington
30 November 2007
AN EARLY 19TH CENTURY RUSSIAN SILVER SWING-HANDLED OVAL FRUIT BASKET,
MARKOF SAMUEL EBERLEIN, ST.PETERSBURG, 1826,
Fluted sides, pierced rim of carnations edged with gadroon border, handle chased with floral panels flanking small initialled navette-shaped reserve, gilt interior, raised on a lozenge-shaped, fluted pedestal foot with floral rim, 10¼ in.long (26 cm.), 22 oz.
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