A gem-set silver-gilt cloisonné and pictorial enamel table box, 11th Artel, Moscow, 1908-1917
A gem-set silver-gilt cloisonné and pictorial enamel table box, 11th Artel, Moscow, 1908-1917
A gem-set silver-gilt cloisonné and pictorial enamel table box, 11th Artel, Moscow, 1908-1917
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A gem-set silver-gilt cloisonné and pictorial enamel table box, 11th Artel, Moscow, 1908-1917

Estimate: 35,000 - 45,000 GBP

A gem-set silver-gilt cloisonné and pictorial enamel table box, 11th Artel, Moscow, 1908-1917

Estimate: 35,000 - 45,000 GBP

Lot Details

Description

A gem-set silver-gilt cloisonné and pictorial enamel table box, 11th Artel, Moscow, 1908-1917


rectangular with stepped lid, the hinged cover with an en plein enamel plaque with a scene of a troika race in a Russian

village, also set with four cabochon garnets, the sides enamelled with scrolling floral and foliate ornament on a

stippled gilt ground within panels of translucent purple enamel, the interior of the cover enamelled in transparent

lavender over a wavy engine-turned ground, 84 standard

width 15.2cm, 6⅛in.


Condition Report

Overall in very good condition; a few minor areas fluoresce under UV light, suggesting possible professional restoration. The central panel in excellent condition.


"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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Cataloguing

Provenance

Sotheby's New York, 29 October 2013, lot 63

Russian Works of Art, Fabergé & Icons
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