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    Sale 5265

    Selected Silver & Russian Works of Art

    30 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 227

    A LATE 19TH CENTURY RUSSIAN SILVER CIGARETTE CASE,

    MARK OF K.A, ST.PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1890,

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A LATE 19TH CENTURY RUSSIAN SILVER CIGARETTE CASE,
    MARK OF K.A, ST.PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1890,
    Of oblong cushion form, cover & base divided diagonally, half plain & half diagonally ribbed, the plain section of cover with blue champlevé enamel monogram, gilt interior, 3½ in. long (9 cm.) AND a late 19th Century Russian silver cigarette case with separate hinged vesta compartment, the latter with engraved striking plate, aperture for cord slow match (cord now absent), of plain rectangular form with gilt interior, mark of IA (Cyrillic), Moscow, 1884, 5¼ in. long (13.5 cm.), 19 oz. (2)


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