• Russian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2308

    Russian Art

    23 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 156

    A Silver Trompe L'Oeil Cigar Box

    MARK OF PETER ABROSIMOV, MOSCOW, 1883

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Silver Trompe L'Oeil Cigar Box
    Mark of Peter Abrosimov, Moscow, 1883
    Rectangular, the hinged cover and sides chased and engraved to simulate wood grain and tax bands, the interior gilt, the inside cover engraved with Cyrillic crowned monogram 'GK', marked inside cover and base
    4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm.) long
    9 oz. (288 gr.)


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