• Russian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2308

    Russian Art

    23 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 220

    A Silver-Gilt, Champlevé and En Plein Enamel Cigarette Case

    MARKED KHLEBNIKOV WITH THE IMPERIAL WARRANT, MOSCOW, 1885

    Price Realised  

    A Silver-Gilt, Champlevé and En Plein Enamel Cigarette Case
    Marked Khlebnikov with the Imperial warrant, Moscow, 1885
    Rectangular with rounded corners, the hinged cover enameled en plein with a young woman smelling a nosegay within a champlevé enamel border of geometric and scrolling foliate motifs in red, blue and green, the base with conforming decoration centering an empty cartouche, marked inside base and cover
    3¾ in. (9.5 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    Christie's, New York, October 24, 2002, lot 62.