Russian Cloisonné: A Gilt-y Pleasure
Russian cloisonné added sparkle that made a good 19th-century party “great.” This sectional tray, decorated with brightly colored enamel and gilt, was popular in Imperial Russia and probably used at tea and dinner parties. It was also the most expensive pieces of cloisonné at an August 2015 Maryland auction. See prices and feast your eyes on more colorful cloisonné.
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