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    Sale 7598

    Russian Art

    11 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 419

    A silver-gilt and cloisonné enamel cigarette-case

    MARKED WITH CYRILLIC INITIALS 'BIG', MOSCOW, 1908-1917

    Price Realised  

    A silver-gilt and cloisonné enamel cigarette-case
    marked with Cyrillic initials 'BiG', Moscow, 1908-1917
    Rectangular with rounded corners, enamelled with floral scrolls, stylized blossoms on powder blue ground within borders of stylized geometric motifs on a green ground, with red stone push-piece, marked on cover and base
    4 3/8 in. (11.2 cm.)


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    Please note that the the illustration numbers for lots 418 and 419 have been transpossed in the catalogue.