1949/​8536
A Soviet parcel-gilt silver and cloisonné enamel powder compact. The lid inserted with agate. Leningrade 1927–1958, 916 standard. Diam. 5.5 cm.

Description

A Soviet parcel-gilt silver powder compact, the side decorated with cloisonné enamel, the lid inserted with agate, mirrored inside. Indistinct maker's mark, Leningrade 1927–1958, 916 standard. Diam. 5.5 cm.

Provenance: The Danish seller's stepmother's parents, Arne Hammer and his Russian-born wife, Tatiana Konstantinova Hammer, née Martinson. Arne Hammer worked for the Great Northern Telegraph Company and travelled often to Russia in the 1920s. In Irkutsk, he met Tatiana, whom he married and moved to Denmark. Tatiana Hammer belonged to the Russian circles in Copenhagen.

Condition

Normal patina due to age and use, including scratches and marks.

Auction

Russian theme, 5 December 2019

Category

Silver ▸ Russia

Estimate

2,000–3,000 kr.

Sold

Price realised

1,400 kr.

9 bids

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1,400 kr.
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