Sale 11BE01 | Lot 271

Russian Trompe L'Oeil Silver Bank

Catalogue: Belle Epoque: 19th & 20th Century Decorative Arts
Russian Trompe L\'Oeil Silver Bank

Lot Details

Lot 271
Russian Trompe L'Oeil Silver Bank
Impressed maker's mark in Latin and cyrillic for Nichols & Plinke and Robert Kohun, St. Petersburg, late 19th century
In the form of a pitbull tethered to his doghouse, decorated with a simulated shingled roof and simulated wood grain structure, secret locking mechanism, on a naturalistic rectangular base ending in a stepped rectangular polished black marble plinth. Height 4 3/4 inches, width 11 3/4 inches.


Estimate: $12,000 - $15,000
Sold for $18,750 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Appears to be in good condition; split lines to stone base.


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Estimate: $12,000 - $15,000
Sold for $18,750 (includes buyer's premium)

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Belle Epoque: 19th & 20th Century Decorative Arts

Wed, Feb 09, 2011 at 10am EST
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