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    Sale 5407

    Russian Pictures, Icons & Works of Art

    27 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 838

    A RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT AND CLOISSONÉ ENAMEL CIGARETTE CASE

    MARK OF IVAN KHLEBNIKOV, MOSCOW, '88' STANDARD, 1883

    Price Realised  

    A RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT AND CLOISSONÉ ENAMEL CIGARETTE CASE
    MARK OF IVAN KHLEBNIKOV, MOSCOW, '88' STANDARD, 1883
    The cover decorated with blue scrolling foliage on a matt ground centred by a quatrefoil reserve engraved with initials above the word Moskva and the date 1883, bordered by flower and foliate scrolls in red, white, turquoise and blue on a black ground with turquoise blue edges, the base similarly decorated, gilt interior, push-button thumbpiece
    3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm.) long


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A EUROPEAN COLLECTION