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    Sale 7630

    Russian Works of Art

    24 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 88

    A group of papier-mâché lacquer including two snuff-boxes and two vesta-cases

    BY THE LUKUTIN FACTORY, MOSCOW, 1841-1863; AND 1863-80

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A group of papier-mâché lacquer including two snuff-boxes and two vesta-cases
    by the Lukutin Factory, Moscow, 1841-1863; and 1863-80
    A rectangular snuff-box, the hinged cover painted with a view of the Kremlin in a raised black border, the border, sides and base set with silver paillon stars in dotted borders, the side angles with piqué flowers, simulated tortoiseshell interior; a miniature rectangular snuff-box, with a view of the Kremlin; a rectangular vesta-case set with silver paillons on the hinged cover and sides, striker under base; all marked inside covers; another, smaller, one side painted with a peasant sweeping, detachable cover; a rectangular cigar-box of oval section with hinged cover, one side depicting three men drinking tea; two studs painted with a man and a woman, apparently unmarked
    5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) long to 1 1/8 in (2.8 cm.) diameter (7)


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