18 avril 2009

A Large Russian Silver and Champlevé Enamel Bread and Salt Plate, Khlebnikov, Moscow, 1893

A Large Russian Silver and Champlevé Enamel Bread and Salt Plate, Khlebnikov, Moscow, 1893 the wide border set with shield-shaped cartouches at intervals, the remaining border enameled with strapwork and Neo-Byzantine ornament in red, blue, white, green, and black, the center applied with a shaped circular design with stylized flowerheads on eight domes within borders of light blue strapwork. diameter 62.2 cm. Est. 70,000—90,000 USD NOTE: The magnificent decoration on this piece undoubtedly leads to the conclusion that it... [Lire la suite]