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Twelve Russian .875 Silver-gilt and Enamel Coffee Spoons

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
49
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2888B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 08, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Twelve Russian .875 Silver-gilt and Enamel Coffee Spoons, St. Petersburg, c. 1890, maker's mark in Cyrillic "AL" possibly for Alexander Lubavin, lg. 4 1/2 in., approx. 6.8 troy oz.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Scattered minor chipped losses and cracks to enamel particularly to white beading along edge of bowl, some stems bent slightly, slight rubbing to gold-wash.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Alexander Lubavin, Coffee, Cyrillic script, Languages of Kazakhstan, Languages of Kyrgyzstan, Languages of Russia, Languages of Turkmenistan, Languages of Uzbekistan, Maker's Mark, Russian language, Saint Petersburg, St. Petersburg

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