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

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."

Provenance

Sotheby's London, 30 November 2011, lot 661

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