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    Sale 5351

    Christie's Interiors

    15 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 112

    A RUSSIAN BLACK LACQUER AND PAINTED PAPIER MACHE TOBACCO BOX

    VESHNIAKOV, EARLY 19TH CENTURY

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    A RUSSIAN BLACK LACQUER AND PAINTED PAPIER MACHE TOBACCO BOX
    VESHNIAKOV, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    The painted scene depicting a female water carrier in traditional costume stamped to the underside of the top several times, together with another small box of a similar date, decorated with a similar subject
    The largest: 5in. (12 cm.) high; 6in. (15cm.) diameter


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    Both Lukutin and Veshniakv were well known lacquer works located in the small village of Fedoskino, just outside Moscow

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    This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage