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Lot 508
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A silver-gilt and niello etui and charka, Moscow, 1819 and 1774

Estimate
7,000 - 9,000 GBP
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Description

  • Silver-gilt, niello
  • length of etui: 12cm, 4 3/4 in.; width of charka: 7.4cm, 2 7/8 in.
the etui of upright oval section form, nielloed with an allegory of the meeting of Russia, England and Austria, inscribed in Russian: 'Union of Three Rulers', the reverse with Victory trophy, unidentified maker's mark I.O (Cyrillic, Postnikova-Losseva no. 2505), 84 standard; the charka with architectural vignettes on rayed grounds within scrolly cartouches, Ivan Mikhailov
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