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    Sale 5407

    Russian Pictures, Icons & Works of Art

    27 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 836

    A RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT AND CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL CIGARETTE CASE

    MAKER'S MARK OF MO? (CYRILLIC), "88" STANDARD, MOSCOW, 1908/17

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    A RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT AND CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL CIGARETTE CASE
    MAKER'S MARK OF MO? (CYRILLIC), "88" STANDARD, MOSCOW, 1908/17
    Both sides decorated with lozenge panels, circular motifs and stylised foliage amidst zig-zag black diaperwork on a peach ground, centred by a rectangular reserve with polychrome painted enamel scenes of courting couples in traditional folk costume, the borders with alternating whorls and shaded foliage on a blue ground, cabochon-set thumbpiece, gilt interior
    4 5/8 in. (10.5 cm.) high; 3½ in. (8.8 cm.) wide


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