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Russian Plique-à-jour and .916 Silver-gilt Case

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Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3726TLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: September 27, 2021 12:00PM


Russian Plique-à-jour and .916 Silver-gilt Case, Moscow, c. 1835-82, maker's mark in Cyrillic for Mikhail Ovchinnikov, featuring birds on both sides, interior inscriptions "PA Croelius 1887" on one side and "Pitcaranta 1888" on the other, lg. 4 3/8 in., approx. 4.85 troy oz.

Provenance: A New England Institution.
Estimate $400-600

In very good condition, dent at back near the head of the blue owl, as well as repair to enamel around owl's head.

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Mikhail Ovchinnikov, Moscow