Silver & Art Objects

Tray, Russian, 1892


Tray Russian Japanese tatse

of octagonal form with rasied edge, a crane engraved centrally with a frog in its beak amongst bamboo stems, a spider’s web to its right with trapped insects within.

Signed AP,  possibly for Andrej Michaijlowitsch Postnikow. St. Petersburg, 1892.


Japonisme: from Falize to Fabergé, the Goldsmith and Japan,
Wartski, 2011, number 171.