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A Large Pair of Silver Mounted Crystal Vases

Silver 001


A Large Pair of Silver Mounted Crystal Vases

Maker's Mark I. Khlebnikov, 19th Century

Height 15 inches

Provenance: An identical pair of vases appears in a group photograph of gifts presented to noted popular lyric and dramatic tenor Nicholas Finger to mark his thirty years in the theater, in 1910. See: Boris Ometev and John Stuart, St. Petersburg Portrait of an Imperial City, Vendome Press, New York, 1990, page 169 illustrated. A photograph of these two vases in the collection of Nicholas Finger is available upon request.



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