A silver-gilt and champlevé enamel tea glass holder, Teodor Nugren, St Petersburg, 1874-1898

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Property from an Important Private Collection A silver-gilt and champlevé enamel tea glass holder, Teodor Nugren, St Petersburg, 1874-1898 faceted glass with silver plaques with enamelled birds and birch trees in Pan-Slavic style with varicoloured borders, the body of the holder of the glass with gilt intertwining firewood, the geometric handle with matching ornament, marked on the underside, 84 standard, together with a spoon with a geometric white flower against gilt ground within red geometric border on vivid green, the handle with matching decorations, marked on the side, 91 standard, with a fitted Lyubavin case, possibly associated height of the glass holder 12.5cm, 5in., length of the spoon 14cm, 5 1/2in. Provenance Sothebys Geneva, 6 May 1981, lot 416