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    Sale 7630

    Russian Works of Art

    24 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 128

    A Silver, Cloisonné and En Plein Enamel Casket

    MARK OF THE 11TH ARTEL, MOSCOW, 1908-1917

    Price Realised  


    A Silver, Cloisonné and En Plein Enamel Casket
    Mark of the 11th Artel, Moscow, 1908-1917
    Oblong, on four bracket feet, the sides with roundels enclosing vari-coloured stylized flower-heads amidst foliate scrolls, the corners with stylised flowers on light blue grounds, the ends with shaped handles, the hinged cover with en plein enamel plaque depicting a troika in a winter landscape, within a geometric motif border, the interior of the cover enamelled in translucent blue over a wavy guilloché ground, fully marked
    6 in. (15.2 cm.) long

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