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    Sale 5266

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

    13 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 1732

    A GROUP OF THREE RUSSIAN SILVER CIGARETTE CASES & ONE PURSE,

    VARIOUS DATES & MAKERS, 19TH CENTURY,

    Price Realised  

    A GROUP OF THREE RUSSIAN SILVER CIGARETTE CASES & ONE PURSE,
    VARIOUS DATES & MAKERS, 19TH CENTURY,
    Comprising a cigarette case with chased & engraved troika scene, mark of G.A in oval punch (Cyrillic), St.Petersburg, circa 1890, another with Pan-Slavic geometric band on a vertically banded surface, mark of JAL, St.Petersburg, 1871, a purse with floral engraving, reverse with Cyrillic lettering, dark red concertina lining, St.Petersburg, circa 1890, also a cigarette case with maker's mark & "84" standard mark only, engine-turned & applied with gold appliqué decoration, cover with eagle over crossed anchor & pennant with panel engraved "XL", Cyrillic name on band below, reverse with Cyrillic-inscribed scroll. (4)


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