• Christie's Interiors - Style a auction at Christies

    Sale 5681

    Christie's Interiors - Style and Spirit

    23 February 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 314

    A RUSSIAN GOLD AND GEM-SET MINIATURE TRAVELLING INKWELL

    MARK OF THEODORE NUGREN, ST. PETERSBURG, "56" STANDARD, CIRCA 1900

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A RUSSIAN GOLD AND GEM-SET MINIATURE TRAVELLING INKWELL
    MARK OF THEODORE NUGREN, ST. PETERSBURG, "56" STANDARD, CIRCA 1900
    Of cube form, the hinged cover opening to reveal spring-mounted sides and glass-lined interior reservoir, the hinged clasp set with cabochon sapphire, lifting to reveal a concealed button to open the box, cover applied with ring attachment
    1 in. (2.4 cm.) square


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    Provenance

    Sotheby's, New York, 15 December 1988, lot 485.