A silver, nephrite and enamel casket, Sazikov, St Petersburg, 1875
A silver, nephrite and enamel casket, Sazikov, St Petersburg, 1875
A silver, nephrite and enamel casket, Sazikov, St Petersburg, 1875
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A silver, nephrite and enamel casket, Sazikov, St Petersburg, 1875

Estimate: 40,000 - 60,000 GBP

A silver, nephrite and enamel casket, Sazikov, St Petersburg, 1875

Estimate: 40,000 - 60,000 GBP

Lot Sold:50,000GBP

Lot Details

Description

A silver, nephrite and enamel casket, Sazikov, St Petersburg, 1875


of trunk form, the stone panels within pelleted and bracketed mounts, the arched lid set with a circular enamel plaque

painted with a bird amongst flowers, the ends with swing handles, 88 standard

width 31.5cm, 12⅜in.

Condition Report

Overall in very good condition; the hardstone with some natural inclusions, but no cracks or chips. The silver mount in good order.


"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."

Cataloguing

Provenance

Sotheby's London, 30 November 2011, lot 661

Russian Works of Art, Fabergé & Icons
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