A Parcel-Gilt Silver Covered Ewer, Sazikov, St Petersburg, 1878
the ovoid body centering a foliage medaillon enclosing the monogram NG, the border chased with acanthus leaves and strapwork, the neck band chased with geometric and foliate motive, with scroll handle, the hinged cover with foliate-wrapped bud finial, on a circular foot, marked under foot with Imperial Warrant, 45 oz. (1,383 gr.)
height 31.8cm, 12 1/2 in.
Christie’s New York, 18 April 2008, lot 120