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Worldly Delights: Fine Jewels, Art, & Decorations

Tue, May 16, 2023 11:00AM EDT
Lot 44

Russian Art Deco Sterling Tazza w/ Crystal Insert

Estimate: $600 - $1,200

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Russian Art Deco sterling silver centerpiece or tazza with a crystal bowl insert. Produced by Nikolai Tarabrov in Moscow, ca. 1908. The crystal is monogrammed HM along the underside. Each leg of the base as well as the underside is impressed with a head (kokoshnik) and a maker's mark. Tested as sterling.

Provenance: Property from the distinguished collection of Mr. James Lee Soffer, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Total; height: 8 in x diameter: 8 in. Gross weight: 1340.9 g.


The glass has no chips, cracks, losses, or restorations. There are a few minute inclusions to the glass original to the production of the work. There is light wear to the silver stand. Some light scratches consistent with age and use. Some tarnishing throughout. There appears to be a pen inscription along the underside that has been partially removed.

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