• Russian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2308

    Russian Art

    23 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 226

    A Silver, Champlevé and En Plein Enamel Cigarette Case

    THE COVER MARKED P. SAZIKOV WITH THE IMPERIAL WARRANT, ST. PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1890, THE BASE WITH CYRILLIC MAKER'S MARK 'AK', PROBABLY ST. PETERSBURG, 1896-1908

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Silver, Champlevé and En Plein Enamel Cigarette Case
    The cover marked P. Sazikov with the Imperial warrant, St. Petersburg, circa 1890, the base with Cyrillic maker's mark 'AK', probably St. Petersburg, 1896-1908
    Rectangular with rounded corners, the hinged cover enameled en plein with a peasant girl in traditional costume standing by a fence holding a vine, within a pan-Slavic border in red and white champlevé enamel, with a silver push-piece, marked inside cover and base
    4½ in. (11.4 cm.) long


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