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    Sale 5265

    Selected Silver & Russian Works of Art

    30 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 276

    A LATE 19TH CENTURY RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT & CLOISONNE ENAMEL CIGARETTE CASE,

    MARK OF VR (CYRILLIC), MOSCOW, 1895,

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A LATE 19TH CENTURY RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT & CLOISONNE ENAMEL CIGARETTE CASE,
    MARK OF VR (Cyrillic), MOSCOW, 1895,
    Cover & reverse both with a circular cartouche depicting a dragon, encircled by foliate scrolls, beads & flower-heads in red white, green, mauve & 3 shades of blue, edged with alternate dark blue & powder blue petal border with outer edge of turquoise beads, gilt interior, 3¾ in. long (9.6 cm.).


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