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    Sale 2162

    Russian Art

    24 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 133

    A Silver-Gilt Trompe L'Oeil Box

    MARK OF ALEXANDER MUKHIN, MOSCOW, 1885

    Price Realised  

    A Silver-Gilt Trompe L'Oeil Box
    Mark of Alexander Mukhin, Moscow, 1885
    Rectangular, the hinged top and sides engraved with an engine-turned sunburst pattern, the sides engraved with simulated advertising labels for the Gezen and Mitchinson Factory in Moscow, marked inside cover and base
    2¾ in. (7 cm.) high, 2½ in. (6.5 cm.) wide
    7.4 oz. (231 gr.)


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    Provenance

    A La Vieille Russie, New York.