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Lot 180: A Silver-Mounted Cut-glass and Porphyry Inkstand

Est: £18,000 GBP - £22,000 GBP
Christie'sJune 08, 2010London, United Kingdom

Item Overview

Description

A Silver-Mounted Cut-glass and Porphyry Inkstand
Marked K. Fabergé, with the workmaster's mark of Anders Nevalainen, St Petersburg, 1899-1904, scratched inventory number 9358
Square, the cut glass inkwell on four paw feet, the mounts and collar with anthemion and foliate decoration, the hinged cover set with a silver coin dated 1724 depicting Emperor Peter I, with removable liner, set on a porphyry base with four bun feet and ribbon-tied reeded border, marked on bezel and under rim of base
7 in. (17.8 cm.) wide

Literature

U. Tillander-Godenhielm, Fabergé, Helsinki, 2008, p. 266, illustrated.

Notes

VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 17.5% on the buyer's premium.

Auction Details

Russian Art

by
Christie's
June 08, 2010, 11:00 AM GMT

8 King Street, St. James's, London, LDN, SW1Y 6QT, UK