8 Jun 2009
Jester Wine Carafe and Two Goblets
Carafe 58 cm. high, and each goblet 26 cm. high.
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.
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§ Indicates Artist's Resale Right applies.
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