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    Sale 1989

    Russian Art

    18 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 123

    A Carved Ivory Cigarette Case

    ARKHANGELSK, CIRCA 1870

    Price Realised  

    A Carved Ivory Cigarette Case
    Arkhangelsk, circa 1870
    Rectangular with rounded corners, the cover carved with a reindeer-drawn sled within a tree-lined landscape, the base carved in Cyrillic, 'Arkhangelsk 1870 [year]'
    4 in. (10.2 cm.) long


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