Elite Decorative Arts Holiday Sale - December 10, 2011
Lot 71 - RUSSIAN SILVER ENAMELED INSECTS EGG w STAND
Russian silver enameled egg box having floral design throughout with raised gold wash flies and bees. Has enameled leaves and flowers. Has 8 cabochon cut rubies set throughout. Gold wash interior. Holds Cyrillic Pavel Akimov Ovchinnikov workmaster marks. Holds 84 silver purity mark with Moscow town mark and Double headed eagle mark. Holds marks to both sides of interior and on lip. Base marked 84. Measures 2 7/8" height + 3/8" base height (7.3cm x .9cm). Total weight of 3.735 ozt / 116 grams. Pre-Sale estimate $1250-$1500.