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    A RUSSIAN SILVER AND NIELLO BASKET WITH SWING HANDLE
    Maker unidentified, Moscow, Russia, circa 1874
    Marks: B.C., P. Ovchinnikov (in Cyrillic beneath royal warrant), A. Svyechin (assay master over) 1874, 84, (Moscow city mark)
    4 x 4-3/4 inches diameter (10.2 x 12.1 cm) (height with handle)
    9.48 troy ounces

    The basket originally retailed by Ovchinnikov, Moscow, Russia.


    Condition Report*:

    tarnish evident in image with need of cleaning, minor loss of niello, otherwise with surface scratches commensurate with age

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    Auction Dates
    January, 2011
    12th Wednesday
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