Lot 323: A Russian silver spice tower, the circular base on three feet rising through a knop to the floral embossed drum shaped box with pendant bells, two missing, a bird above on swinging perch beneath eagles supporting the tapering square spire, a ball and flag atop, the flag struck with maker's name M. Kharlap and eagle, base with maker's mark MK, (all Cyrillics) and 84 with eagle assay. Circa 1880. Ht. 28cm.
Hampstead Auctions' Jewellery, silver, watches and general antiques Auction October 2015
Tuesday, 20th October 2015
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