Lot 506: A RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT RECTANGULAR TRAY, MAKER'S MARK HN (POSTNIKOVA-LOSSEVA #1562), ST. PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1790 |
October 19, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: rectangular with incurved corners, engraved with later arms under Imperial crown
the rim very slightly bent at the angles, and one probably well repaired, otherwise good part of an Imperial service, as noted re later coat of arms
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Provenance: Sotheby's, New York, May 25, 2012, lot 77
Dimensions: length 16 5/8 in.