Glass silver mounted jug, by Bolin Firm
Lot 138*
An elaborate parcel-gilt mounted glass ewerBolin Firm, Moscow, 1899-1908
Sold for £15,000 (US$ 25,212) inc. premium
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Lot Details
An elaborate parcel-gilt mounted glass ewer
Bolin Firm, Moscow, 1899-1908
the baluster body with moulded rows of swags on top and alternating vertical bands on the bottom separated with wide horizontal band applied with elaborate silver decoration including dolphins and acanthus swags, neck enclosed in neo-baroque silver mount with shells, mascaron and beautifully cast and chased rocaille motifs, hinged lid with vertical leaf-shaped thumbpiece, circular handle originates from the top of mascaron and terminates with a lion's paw, spreading foot decorated with four lion's paws and rocaille designs, 88 standard
height: 29cm (11 3/8in).

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  • PROVENANCE:
    Acquired by the family of the present owner in Europe, c. 1940s
    Thence by descent
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