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    Sale 5407

    Russian Pictures, Icons & Works of Art

    27 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 837

    A RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT AND CLOISSONÉ ENAMEL CIGARETTE CASE

    MARK OF PAVEL OVCHINNIKOV, MOSCOW, '91' STANDARD, 1879

    Price Realised  

    A RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT AND CLOISSONÉ ENAMEL CIGARETTE CASE
    MARK OF PAVEL OVCHINNIKOV, MOSCOW, '91' STANDARD, 1879
    The centre decorated with two fantastical birds within an oval cartouche on black ground, surrounded by four more birds amidst scrolling foliage on a matt silver-gilt ground, both contained within a white border, the sides with a band of pale-blue flower-heads and turquoise links on a black ground, push-button thumbpiece and gilt interior
    4 1/8 in. (10.3 cm.) high; 2¼ in. (5.5 cm.) wide


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