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A silver-gilt plique-à-jour, guilloché and champlevé enamel sherbet cup and stand, Khlebnikov, Moscow, 1899-1908

Property of an Important Family (lots 18-21, 138, 142, 144, 146-152, 156-164, 205)

A silver-gilt plique-à-jour, guilloché and champlevé enamel sherbet cup and stand, Khlebnikov, Moscow, 1899-1908

A silver-gilt plique-à-jour, guilloché and champlevé enamel sherbet cup and stand, Khlebnikov, Moscow, 1899-1908

Property of an Important Family (lots 18-21, 138, 142, 144, 146-152, 156-164, 205)

A silver-gilt plique-à-jour, guilloché and champlevé enamel sherbet cup and stand, Khlebnikov, Moscow, 1899-1908


The interior of the cups and borders of the stand enamelled in yellow over a guilloché ground, the edges decorated with multicoloured plique-à-jour enamel stylised foliage, struck to the underside and border of cup with maker's mark, 88 standard

height of cup 17.5cm., 6 3/4 in.

diameter of stand 19cm., 7 1/2 in.

In overall good condition. Minor scattered scratches consistent with age and use. Very minor tarnishing under the bowl of the cup. Minor wear to the edges of the stand where it meets the cup. One small flaking to a white flower on the stem of the cup.


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Sotheby’s Parke Bernet, New York, 14 December 1981, lot 237,
Acquired at the above sale by the family of the present owner