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    Sale 7598

    Russian Art

    11 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 401

    A parcel-gilt silver trompe l'oeil cigar box

    MARKED WITH THE CYRILLIC INITIALS M.I., ST. PETERSBURG, 1887

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A parcel-gilt silver trompe l'oeil cigar box
    marked with the Cyrillic initials M.I., St. Petersburg, 1887
    Of rectangular form, the hinged cover and sides engraved to simulate a wooden box with tobacco bands, marked inside cover and base
    11.8 oz. (366.2 gr.)


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