• Russian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2308

    Russian Art

    23 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 131

    A Silver and Champlevé Enamel Cigarette Case

    CYRILLIC MAKER'S MARK 'AB', ST. PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1890

    Price Realised  

    A Silver and Champlevé Enamel Cigarette Case
    Cyrillic maker's mark 'AB', St. Petersburg, circa 1890
    Rectangular with rounded corners, enameled throughout with ladybugs and leaves in translucent red, green, blue and yellow on a stippled silver ground, with a silver push-piece, the interior silver-gilt, marked inside cover and base
    4¼ in. (10.8 cm.) long


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