Lot 282. FOUR PARCEL-GILT SILVER TROMPE L'OEIL BASKETS AND A CUP

Starting price:£ 5 000
Auction date:21.07.2020   17:00 UTC +02:00
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ID 370743
Lot 282 | FOUR PARCEL-GILT SILVER TROMPE L'OEIL BASKETS AND A CUP
One basket, rectangular, with a hinged twisted ropework handle, maker's mark Cyrillic 'I.Ya', St Petersburg, 1908-1917; the other, cylindrical tapering into a square base, with a hinged twisted ropework handle, maker's mark Cyrillic 'V.I', St Petersburg, 1904-1908; the other, tapering cylindrical, with a hinged beaded handle, mark of Alexander Sokoloff, St Petersburg, 1884; the other, rectangular on a spreading foot, each end with a twisted ropework handle, the foot with engraved inscription 'Uncle and Aunt, from Simon Danzig 1847 January 3 1897', interior gilt, maker's mark Cyrillic 'AK', Moscow, circa 1890; the cup, cylindrical tapering into a square base, with a scroll handle, one side with engraved and painted initials 'W.A.W.' interior gilt, maker's mark Cyrillic 'FS', Moscow, 1899-1908; each repoussé, chased and engraved throughout with simulated basketweave

The largest basket, 83/4 in. (22.2 cm.) wide, and smaller
40 oz. (1,250 gr.)

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Preview01.07.2020 - 21.07.2020
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