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    Sale 5266

    Portrait Miniatures, Objects of Vertu, Silver & Russian Works of Art

    13 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 1735

    A GROUP OF ELEVEN RUSSIAN SILVER & SILVER/NIELLO CIGARETTE CASES & SNUFF BOXES & ONE LAQUERED WOOD BOX,

    VARIOUS DATES & MAKERS, MOSTLY 1896/1908 OR EARLIER,

    Price Realised  

    A GROUP OF ELEVEN RUSSIAN SILVER & SILVER/NIELLO CIGARETTE CASES & SNUFF BOXES & ONE LAQUERED WOOD BOX,
    VARIOUS DATES & MAKERS, MOSTLY 1896/1908 OR EARLIER,
    Comprising six silver & niello cigarette cases including one with troika scene & two with architectural views, an engine-turned silver cigarette case with applied gold signatures & initial "B", mark of KB, St.Petersburg, circa 1880, a silver cigarette case with ribbed surfaces, cover with oval panel depicting 2 peasant children sitting outside a wooden building, probably by Peter Milyukov, Moscow, circa 1890, a small ribbed cigarette case, St.Petersburg, circa 1890, a rounded rectangular snuff box with rayed fluting & cabochon thumbpiece, 1896/1908, a silver & niello snuff box, 1896/1908 & a lacquered wood snuff box with silvered mounts. (12)


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