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Lot 496: A FABERGÉ SILVER COFFEE POT, MOSCOW, 1908-1917 |
19 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: in the neo-Russian style, the upper rim, shaped handle, and ball finial, with stylized floral decoration, and pomegranate finial chased with stylized floral or vegetal ornament, the handle with mammoth ivory insulators, struck K. Fabergé in Cyrillic with Imperial warrant, 84 standard, scratched inventory number 42249
overall excellent condition with fine detail, the handle slightly loose, probably from the insulators having shrunk
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Sold Sotheby Parke Bernet, Gala Auction for the Winston Churchill Memorial and Library Featuring Works of Art and Items of Interest and Originality, 16 October 1973, lot 34
Dimensions: height 8 7/8 in.