MacDougall Auctions 8 June 2009

8 Jun 2009

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


Jester Wine Carafe and Two Goblets

* § 568. CHEMIAKIN, MIKHAIL B. 1943

Jester Wine Carafe and Two Goblets

Carafe 58 cm. high, and each goblet 26 cm. high.
30,000-50,000 pounds


Comprises a parcel-gilt wine carafe in the form of a jester in a suit with epaulettes; with a border in the front cast decorated with flowers and engraved with foliate ornament; the scrolling handle cast in the form of a jester’s hat; the base mount cast decorated with flowers and chased with foliage; also two parcel-gilt goblets, the base of each goblet in the form of a jester’s head in a hat; in original fitted leather cases with silver decorative ornaments.

Provenance: Private collection, UK.

Related Literature: For similar works, see Exhibition catalogue, Chemiakin. VI Jewellery. The State Hermitage Museum, The State Tretyakov Gallery and Manege Central Exhibition Hall, Moscow and St. Petersburg, 1995–1996.

Jester Wine Carafe and Two Goblets

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