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    Sale 1989

    Russian Art

    18 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 166

    A SILVER NECESSAIRE DE VOYAGE

    MARK OF OTTO MAKSELIUS, ST. PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1890

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SILVER NECESSAIRE DE VOYAGE
    Mark of Otto Makselius, St. Petersburg, circa 1890
    Comprising twelve various glass bottles with silver covers and a pair of silver candlesticks, engraved with the crowned monogram 'AR', and eleven various ivory and metal toilet articles, contained in a leather case, with a mirror under the cover, fully marked
    The case 12½ in. (31.7 cm.) long
    10.8 oz. (337 gr.) weighable silver


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