A Russian engraved floral bouquet paperweight plaque, late 19th century
Lot 97
A Russian engraved floral bouquet paperweight plaque, late 19th century
Sold for £11,250 (US$ 18,897) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Russian engraved floral bouquet paperweight plaque, late 19th century
Of rectangular form with faceted edges and corners, inset with a spray of dahlias comprising three pink, three light blue and one dark blue bloom, flanked by red buds and green leaves, the stems tied with a yellow ribbon, the upper surface engraved with a Cyrillic inscription, matt-finished base, 13.9cm tall x 10cm wide (minute chips and surface abrasion)

Footnotes

  • A similar but less elaborate example from The Friedrich Bader Collection was sold in these rooms on 30 November 2011, lot 259. The inscription reads 'На добрую память О.П Забружевскому от Сослуживца T. А. Волкова' (For the good memory to O.P. Zabuzhevsky from his colleague T. A. Vokov)
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  1. Sebastian Kuhn
    Specialist - European Ceramics
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