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    Sale 1989

    Russian Art

    18 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 121

    A Silver and Enamel Box

    MAKER'S MARK '1IP.8', MOSCOW, 1908-1917, WITH LATER SOVIET MARKS

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Silver and Enamel Box
    Maker's mark '1IP.8', Moscow, 1908-1917, with later Soviet marks
    Rectangular, the hinged cover repoussé decorated in the Old Russian style with boyar reading a scroll at a window overlooking the Kremlin under a varicolor en plein enamel sky, marked under base and inside cover
    3 in. (7.6 cm.) high, 9 in. (22.9 cm.) wide, 5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm.) deep


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