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A SET OF FOUR SILVER-GILT AND CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL KOVSH-SHAPED SALTS AND SPOON, IVAN SALTYKOV, MOSCOW 1899-1908; RETAILED BY FABERGÉ

Estimate:

5,000 to - 7,000 GBP

Property from an Important Private Collection

A SET OF FOUR SILVER-GILT AND CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL KOVSH-SHAPED SALTS AND SPOON, IVAN SALTYKOV, MOSCOW 1899-1908; RETAILED BY FABERGÉ

A SET OF FOUR SILVER-GILT AND CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL KOVSH-SHAPED SALTS AND SPOON, IVAN SALTYKOV, MOSCOW 1899-1908; RETAILED BY FABERGÉ

Estimate:

5,000 to - 7,000 GBP

Lot sold:

6,250

GBP

Property from an Important Private Collection

A SET OF FOUR SILVER-GILT AND CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL KOVSH-SHAPED SALTS AND SPOON, IVAN SALTYKOV, MOSCOW 1899-1908; RETAILED BY FABERGÉ


decorated with shaded flowers and foliage on stippled grounds within white and turquoise pellet borders, struck on the bases and handles with initials IS (Cyrillic), 84 standard, partially visible inventory number 131?; with a Fabergé fitted case

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length of kovshi 7.2cm, 3in.

Overall in good condition.

The kovshi with small surface chips to the enamels, not to the metal, the largest approximately 6mm wide. The originally gilt stippled grounds tarnished and with traces of old silver polish.

Th wooden box with signs of age wear, especially at the bottom of the case. The inner silk lining with some slight tearing, the fitted inset with time spots and further time wear, consistent with age.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

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