• Galerie Popoff: An Enduring Pa auction at Christies

    Sale 7677

    Galerie Popoff: An Enduring Passion for Russian Art

    12 - 13 October 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 375

    A papier-maché lacquer snuff-box

    BY THE LUKUTIN FACTORY, MOSCOW, 1841-1863

    Price Realised  

    A papier-maché lacquer snuff-box
    by the Lukutin Factory, Moscow, 1841-1863
    Rectangular, the sides gilt-decorated with floral sprays and scrolling foliage, the cover similarly decorated and centering a panel painted with a reclining nude maiden, the interior painted to simulate tortoiseshell, marked inside cover with gilt double-headed eagle and in Cyrillic 'P. and L. Lukutin'
    3 5/8 in. (9 cm.) long


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