A late 19th to early 20th Century Russian silver model of a cat, realistically modelled with its right paw raised and green paste eyes on a green hardstone base with silver border, stamped to base and tail with 84 silver purity marks, workmaster marks AH, possibly for Alexei Nasyedin, St Petersburg
Alison Snowdon - Valuer & Auctioneer
Ceramics, Textiles and Decorative Arts
Alison specialises in ceramics and textiles with a particular interest in design and decorative arts from 1880 to 1945. She graduated in 2006 with a BA Hons degree in Art History, and brings over eight years’ experience to Fieldings. Her most significant finds to date include a pair of 18th Century Limehouse sauceboats which sold at auction for £36,000, a 17th Century band sampler selling for £1,100 and a collection of Louis Vuitton luggage selling for over £9,000.