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    Sale 5265

    Selected Silver & Russian Works of Art

    30 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 286

    A GROUP OF TWO SMALL RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT & ENAMEL CIGARETTE CASES & ONE PURSE,

    VARIOUS DATES & MAKERS,

    Price Realised  

    A GROUP OF TWO SMALL RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT & ENAMEL CIGARETTE CASES & ONE PURSE,
    VARIOUS DATES & MAKERS,
    Comprising a cloisonné cigarette case with flowers & scrolls in shaded pastel colours, blue, pink, green, lilac & yellow, turquoise bead borders & gilt interior, mark of Nikolay Zverev, 1908/17, 3 in. long (7.5 cm.), a plain silver cigarette case, mark of Anders Michelsson, "88" standard, St.Petersburg, circa 1890, inlaid with enamel pink rose & forget-me-nots on cover, gilt interior, 3 in. long (7.5 cm.), ALSO a cloisonné purse, mark of JA sans serif, probably Moscow, circa 1890, with borders of alternate red & dark blue keyhole motifs, centre with quatrefoil panel on either side, centred by a medallion, the latter enamelled one side & with vacant gilt reserve on other, encircled by flowers in red, white, blue & green, interior with leather concertina lining, 3 in. long (7.5 cm.). (3)


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