A silver-gilt closionné and pictorial enamel casket, Maria Semenova, Moscow, 1899-1908
A silver-gilt closionné and pictorial enamel casket, Maria Semenova, Moscow, 1899-1908
A silver-gilt closionné and pictorial enamel casket, Maria Semenova, Moscow, 1899-1908
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A silver-gilt closionné and pictorial enamel casket, Maria Semenova, Moscow, 1899-1908

Estimate: 12,000 - 18,000 GBP

A silver-gilt closionné and pictorial enamel casket, Maria Semenova, Moscow, 1899-1908

Estimate: 12,000 - 18,000 GBP

Lot Details

Description

A silver-gilt closionné and pictorial enamel casket, Maria Semenova, Moscow, 1899-1908


the cover finely enamelled with a bouquet of pansies and roses within a white pellet border, the sides enamelled with

colourful shaded scrolling flowers and foliage on a gilt stippled ground, struck with maker's initials, 84 standard

width 12.4cm, 5in.


Condition Report

Overall in very good condition; the side panels with a few minor areas of restoration and a few chips to the enamel. The top painting in very good condition, with only very minor surface scratches. 


"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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