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Russian .916 Silver and Cloisonné-enameled Beaker

Auction:
2920M
Lot:
92
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2920M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
July 15, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Russian .916 Silver and Cloisonné-enameled Beaker, c. 1885, bearing rubbed zolotnik mark, probably for St. Petersburg, lacking maker's or assayer's mark, with enameled registers of foliate arabesques tapering to a narrow knopped stem and enameled foot with plique-à-jour inset of a single rose to base, ht. 3 1/8 in., approx. 3.6 troy oz.
Estimate $600-800

In good overall condition with no losses, cracks, or overpainting to enamel.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

St. Petersburg, Cloisonné, Decorative arts, Jewellery making, Maker's Mark, Vitreous enamel, Zolotnik

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