4 June 2014
MAKER’S MARK OF NIKOLAI TARABROV, MOSCOW, 1908–1917, 88 STANDARD
8.5 by 11.5 cm.
The lid cast with stylised flowers on a blue ground and a band of marching polar bears on a pale purple ground, the upper register painted en plein with a scene depicting a fortune-teller with two young women, with gemstone thumbpiece.
Notes on symbols:
* Indicates 5% Import Duty Charge applies.
Ω Indicates 20% Import Duty Charge applies.
§ Indicates Artist's Resale Right applies.
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