• Russian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2308

    Russian Art

    23 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 232

    A Silver and Cloisonné Enamel Cigarette Case,

    CYRILLIC MAKER'S MARK 'IZH', MOSCOW, 1908-1917

    Price Realised  

    A Silver and Cloisonné Enamel Cigarette Case,
    Cyrillic maker's mark 'IZh', Moscow, 1908-1917
    Rectangular with rounded corners, the hinged cover depicting a bogatyr on horseback after Vasnetsov, enameled throughout with varicolor shaded geometric and floral motifs, the sides with geometric motifs on an olive green ground, with simulated cabochon ruby thumbpiece, the interior with Russian inscription, marked in field
    4½ in. (11.4 cm.) long


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