2 December 2015
A Russian Silver-Gilt and Cloisonné Enamel Sugar Bowl and a Creamer
MAKER’S MARK ‘AK’ IN CYRILLIC, MOSCOW, 1891–1896, WITH SCRATCHED INVENTORY NUMBER 407, THE CREAMER WITH FURTHER NUMBER 3846
Height of the creamer 8.5 cm, diameter of the bowl 12.5 cm.
The bowl of circular form, with bulbous body decorated with blue medallions with silver-gilt ornaments, surrounded with red, cobalt blue and white enamels centering flowers, top part with a rim of cobalt blue band, the foot with cobalt blue zigzag and white beads ornament, scrolled handles, gilt interior, the creamer of tra- ditional form with a matching decor, both with engraved initials ‘MV’ in Cyrillic.
Notes on symbols:
* Indicates 5% Import Duty Charge applies.
Ω Indicates 20% Import Duty Charge applies.
§ Indicates Artist's Resale Right applies.
† Indicates Standard VAT scheme applies, and the rate of 20% VAT will be charged on both hammer price and premium.