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Lot #2 - Rare Russian Hardstone Figure of Balalaika Player

  • Auction House:
    Aalders Auctions
  • Sale Name:
    Session I - Traditional Antiques & Jewellery
  • Sale Date:
    11 Mar 2023 ~ 10.30am (AEDT)
  • Lot #:
  • Lot Description:
    Rare Russian Hardstone Figure of Balalaika Player
    with rhodonite head and hands, sapphire eyes, labradorite body, lapis lazuli pants, white quartz sock and purpurin lapti shoes, seated on a banded agate bench, incised to base, a/f (replaced balalaika), height 11.5cm, together with Sotheby's Belgravia catalogue
  • Provenance:
    Sotheby's Belgravia, '19th Century & 20th Century English and Foreign Silver, Plated Wares, Objects of Vertu and Miniatures from 1837,' 12/10/1978, Lot 49, thence by family descent Similar: The Art of Carl Fabergé by Kenneth Snowman, page 66
  • Estimate:
    A$5,000 - 7,000
  • Realised Price:

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  • Category:
    Precious Objects

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