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Lot 470: A RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT AND NIELLO COVERED CUP, MOSCOW, 1834 |
19 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: cylindrical, with upswept handle, the cup nielloed with scrolling foliage centering an oval cartouche depicting figures in contemporary dress within an oval reserve, the edge of the cover nielloed with a townscape, 84 standard
In good condition overall. There are light surface scratches and the gilding is lightly rubbed on the handles.
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Dimensions: height 4 ¾ in.