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    Sale 1989

    Russian Art

    18 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 217

    A Silver-Gilt and Cloisonné Enamel Cigarette Case

    MARKED KHLEBNIKOV WITH IMPERIAL WARRANT, MOSCOW, 1882

    Price Realised  

    A Silver-Gilt and Cloisonné Enamel Cigarette Case
    Marked Khlebnikov with Imperial warrant, Moscow, 1882
    Rectangular with rounded corners, overall decorated with ropework scrolls on a turquoise ground, stylized foliate motifs in white, black, red and blue, all within chevron and beaded border, the cover with dedication inscription, the gilt interior engraved with numerous names of the subscribers to the presentation, marked on the inside cover
    4½ in. (11.4 cm.) long


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