Lot 111. Sazikov. A GUILLOCHÉ ENAMEL SILVER-GILT MOUNTED WOODEN PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM

Starting price:£ 5 000
Auction date:21.07.2020   17:00 UTC +02:00
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Lot 111 | Sazikov. A GUILLOCHÉ ENAMEL SILVER-GILT MOUNTED WOODEN PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM
Rectangular, the wooden cover applied with silver scrolling foliate motifs, centring a foliate cartouche with the crowned Cyrillic monogram 'AT', surrounded by six applied ladybirds and beetles with guilloché enamelled wings, the wooden reverse with four flower mounts and a leather spine, with a scrolling openwork clasp, the interior lined with silk, the pages with gilt edges, the first page with a photograph of Alexander II and Maria Alexandrovna, marked on mounts, in original fitted box stamped Sazikov; together with the Soviet velvet photograph album, applied with a gilt figure of the monument of Peter the Great, with a clasp, the pages with gilt edges, apparently unmarked
The wooden album, 105/8 in. (27 cm.) wide

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Preview01.07.2020 - 21.07.2020
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