• Russian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5810

    Russian Art

    3 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 106

    A RUSSIAN SILVER CIGARETTE CASE WITH GOLD, ENAMEL & GEM-SET APPLIED MOTIFS

    MARK OF GR (CYRILLIC), MOSCOW, 1908/17

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A RUSSIAN SILVER CIGARETTE CASE WITH GOLD, ENAMEL & GEM-SET APPLIED MOTIFS
    MARK OF GR (CYRILLIC), MOSCOW, 1908/17
    Applied with pinned-on silver and two-colour gold monograms and facsimile signatures, one set with rubies & demantoid garnets, a vodka bottle with enamelled trade labels and a horse's head issuing from a horse-shoe, the back with a Cyrillic inscription dated 15/1/1914 and applied with a single gold cut-out word
    4¾ in. long (12.3 cm.)


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