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    Sale 7630

    Russian Works of Art

    24 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 77

    A group of papier-mâché lacquer including a snuff-box, three cheroot cases and a napkin ring

    BY THE LUKUTIN FACTORY, MOSCOW, MID TO LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A group of papier-mâché lacquer including a snuff-box, three cheroot cases and a napkin ring
    by the Lukutin Factory, Moscow, mid to late 19th century
    A rectangular snuff-box, the hinged cover painted with a view of the Kremlin including the Ivan the Great Bell Tower; two cheroot cases, one with a street vendor and the other with two peasants; another, larger, imitating tortoiseshell and painted with a woman playing cards at a table; small rectangular vesta-case with a painted view of Ivan the Great Bell-tower; all marked inside covers; a napkin ring painted with a young maiden, in original box from the 'Grand Magasin de Paris', Jules Fedoroff in St. Peterburg'; together with two studs painted with a troika and a peasant boy; a circular box painted with a view of the Archangel Cathedral, Kremlin, with a German inscription, apparently unmarked
    5¼ in. (13.4 cm.) to 1 3/8 in (3.5 cm.) long (9)


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