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    Sale 2162

    Russian Art

    24 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 135

    A Silver Trompe L'Oeil Cigar Box

    MARK OF GRIGORII ANDREEV, ST. PETERSBURG, 1888

    Price Realised  

    A Silver Trompe L'Oeil Cigar Box
    Mark of Grigorii Andreev, St. Petersburg, 1888
    Rectangular, the hinged cover and sides chased and engraved to simulate wood grain and tax bands, with gilt interior, marked inside cover and under base
    5½ in. (14 cm.) long
    11.7 oz. (365 gr.)


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