• Russian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5810

    Russian Art

    3 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 102

    A RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT AND CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL CIGARETTE CASE

    MARK OF VASILII AGAFONOV, MOSCOW, 1896/1908

    Price Realised  

    A RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT AND CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL CIGARETTE CASE
    MARK OF VASILII AGAFONOV, MOSCOW, 1896/1908
    Cover and base decorated with two fantastical shaded pink birds flanking a central floral motif surrounded by scrolling foliage painted in shaded polychrome enamel on an olive green base with white bead borders, push-button thumbpiece and gilt interior
    3¾ in. (9.5 cm.) wide; 2 3/8 in. (6 cm.) deep


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