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    Sale 5746

    The Roger Warner Collection - Part I

    20 - 21 January 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 29

    A RUSSIAN PAINTED WOOD 'APPLE' BOX AND COVER

    DATED 1919, ARCHANGEL DISTRICT

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A RUSSIAN PAINTED WOOD 'APPLE' BOX AND COVER
    DATED 1919, ARCHANGEL DISTRICT
    A pencil inscription under base 'Archangel 1919'
    5 in. (12.5 cm.) high


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    Archangel, located on the White Sea coast, was an important trading city in Russia's far north. It was an important centre of walrus ivory trade and also had a long tradition in the production of Russian Folk Art.

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