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    Sale 1989

    Russian Art

    18 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 210

    A Silver-Gilt and Cloisonné Enamel Cigarette Case

    CYRILLIC MAKER'S MARK 'IR' PROBABLY FOR IVAN RASPOPOV, MOSCOW, 1908-1917

    Price Realised  

    A Silver-Gilt and Cloisonné Enamel Cigarette Case
    Cyrillic maker's mark 'IR' probably for Ivan Raspopov, Moscow, 1908-1917
    Rectangular with rounded corners, decorated with varicolor enamel stylized flowers, geometric shapes and scrolls, all within a floral and beaded border, simulated emerald thumbpiece, the interior with engraved dedication, marked on cover and base
    4¼ in. (10.8 cm.) long


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