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    Sale 7598

    Russian Art

    11 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 392

    A parcel-gilt and niello box

    VELIKII USTIUG, 1807, INDISTINCT MAKER'S MARK ?M

    Price Realised  

    A parcel-gilt and niello box
    Velikii Ustiug, 1807, indistinct maker's mark ?M
    Rectangular, the cover and base with medallions with Friendship and Hope personified, on stippled grounds, the body with striped niello panels, within bright-cut gilt borders, with flared thumb-piece, gilt interior, marked in base
    2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm.) long


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