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    Sale 5407

    Russian Pictures, Icons & Works of Art

    27 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 707

    A RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT AND CLOISSONÉ ENAMEL PILL BOX

    MAKER'S MARK PARTIALLY OVERSTRUCK BY THE KOKOSHNIK, P? (CYRILLIC), 1908/17

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    A RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT AND CLOISSONÉ ENAMEL PILL BOX
    MAKER'S MARK PARTIALLY OVERSTRUCK BY THE KOKOSHNIK, P? (CYRILLIC), 1908/17
    Of cushion shape, the cover depicting a peacock in shades of lilac and mauve enhanced with gilt whorls on a powder blue ground, the sides and base with floral decoration in numerous colours edged with grass-green bead borders; also a similar cushion-shaped pill box, mark of Gustav Klingert, Moscow, circa 1890, decorated all over with scrolling cloissons on a turquoise ground with white bead borders; and a desk seal, maker's mark indistinct, Moscow, circa 1890, decorated with stylised flowers and foliage in traditional colours and edged with two bands of turquoise enamel beads (3)


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