London, South Kensington
28 May 2002
TWO RUSSIAN SILVER BEAKERS
MARK OF FYODOR PETROV, MOSCOW, 1751 AND MAKER'S MARK GG, MOSCOW 174?
tapering cylindrical, one repoussé, chased and engraved with a wide band of scrolls and foliage on stippled ground within plain bands, another repoussé and engraved with three cartouches depicting a satyr, an animal and a landscape, within plain borders, gilt interior, marked under bases
8.4cm. (3¼in.) and 8.7cm. (3 3/8in.) high
See Illustration page 28 (2)
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
Harry Seymour continues his new weekly round-up of star performers from the past seven days in Christie’s salerooms
Wine specialist Charles Foley tells the colourful story of a wine steeped in Burgundian tradition, ahead of a rare case being offered in London in June