Lot 511: GROUP OF FIVE RUSSIAN SILVER CHARKAS, 18TH CENTURY |
19 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: comprising an octagonal pair with gilt base rims, inset with coins commemorating the coronations of Catherine I, dated 1724, and Peter II, dated 1728, unmarked; one lobed, chased with rococo cartouches, Fyedor Petrov, Moscow, 1776; another lobed and fluted, by the same, Moscow, 178-; the last with rococo chasing, apparently unmarked.
The first in illustration repaired at top of handle, otherwise good
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Dimensions: length of largest 3 in.