• Russian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2308

    Russian Art

    23 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 165

    A Silver and En Plein Enamel Cigarette Case

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

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    A Silver and En Plein Enamel Cigarette Case
    Cyrillic maker's mark 'SB', Moscow, 1908-1917
    Rectangular with rounded corners, the hinged cover repoussé and chased with a palmette band, palm trees and elephants against an en plein enameled sea and sky, with simulated emerald cabochon push-piece, the base with Russian inscription dated 1939, marked on cover and base
    4½ in. (11.4 cm.) long


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