04-10-2010 04-10-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2498 Boston
April 10, 2010 10:00 AMCalender
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Russian Gold-washed Silver and Enamel Easter Egg with Bud Vase Interior

$4,740$4,000
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2498 Location: Boston Date / Time: April 10, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Russian Gold-washed Silver and Enamel Easter Egg with Bud Vase Interior, Moscow, pre-1896, Antip Kuzmichev, maker, cloisonne enameled with foliate panels, wide band of beaded flowerheads on white ground, central "Christ is Risen" lettering, over further beaded flowers and scrollwork, opening at center to reveal small bud vase with monogram and inscription "Easter 1898," lg. 3 in., approx. 4 troy oz.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

two edge nicks to rim of lid. nick to cloissone of flowers behind motto band. small spot of restored blue enamel loss between two of the letters. marks a bit rubbed.

Keywords

Bud Vase, Easter Egg, Moscow, Antip Kuzmichev, Easter