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    Sale 2250

    The Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Greenfield Collection of Porcelain, Russian Enamels and 19th Century Decorative Art

    20 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 5

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

    MARKED WITH THE RECORDED BUT UNKNOWN CYRILLIC INITIALS 'MIUN' FOR A MOSCOW JEWELRY INSTITUTION, MOSCOW, 1908-1917

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    A Silver-Gilt, Cloisonné and En Plein Enamel Cigarette Case
    Marked with the recorded but unknown Cyrillic initials 'MIuN' for a Moscow Jewelry Institution, Moscow, 1908-1917
    Rectangular, with rounded corners, overall decorated with stylized flowerheads and geometric motifs on green, blue, yellow, red, black and white enamel ground, the cover with a shaped en plein plaque depicting a young woman in a snowy landscape, with silver-mounted glass pushpiece, marked on rim
    4½ in. (11.5 cm.) long


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