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    Sale 5265

    Selected Silver & Russian Works of Art

    30 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 269

    A GROUP OF THREE RUSSIAN CIGARETTE CASES,

    VARIOUS DATES & MAKERS,

    Price Realised  

    A GROUP OF THREE RUSSIAN CIGARETTE CASES,
    VARIOUS DATES & MAKERS,
    Comprising a silver cigarette case with undulating, diagonal fluting, rococo cartouche applied with enamelled Danish flag & set with red glass imitating a gem, gilt interior, St.Petersburg, circa 1890 (no maker's mark visible), a samorodoc cigarette case applied with a red-stockinged lady's leg with blue garter & gold facsimile signature, cabochon thumb-piece & gilt interior, mark of Ivan Krutikov, 1908/17, a silver-gilt & cloisonné enamel cigarette case with foliage in traditional colours within turquoise bead borders & a late 19th Century oval pocelain plaque within bead-edged silver mount, painted with portrait of Prince Pavel Petrovitch, later Tsar Paul I, 3¾ in. long (9.5 cm.). (4)


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