A silver and niello tankard, Vasily Semenov, Moscow, late 19th century
A silver and niello tankard, Vasily Semenov, Moscow, late 19th century
A silver and niello tankard, Vasily Semenov, Moscow, late 19th century
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A silver and niello tankard, Vasily Semenov, Moscow, late 19th century

Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 GBP

A silver and niello tankard, Vasily Semenov, Moscow, late 19th century

Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 GBP

Lot Sold:4,375GBP

Lot Details

Description

A silver and niello tankard, Vasily Semenov, Moscow, late 19th century


the ribbed body and hinged cover bordered with Pan-Slavic geometric frieze, the body centred with a circular reserve

and two cartouches nielloed with views of the Moscow Kremlin and St Basil's Cathedral, gilt interior, struck with

maker's initials, 84 standard

height with handle 12.3cm, 4¾in.

Condition Report

Overall in very good condition; with only minor surface wear and scratches 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.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

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