• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 5407

    Russian Pictures, Icons & Works of Art

    27 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 749

    A SOVIET RUSSIAN SILVER AND ENAMEL CIGARETTE CASE

    FIRST HALF 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SOVIET RUSSIAN SILVER AND ENAMEL CIGARETTE CASE
    FIRST HALF 20TH CENTURY
    Cover depicting a medieval Russian warrior mounted on horseback wearing a helmet and chainmail and armed with a lance with horse-tail pennant on a blue enamel ground within a decorative scroll-edged cartouche beside a second panel depicting a sunrise on orange and blue enamel ground, gilt interior and orange-foiled cabochon-set thumbpiece
    4 1/8 in. (11 cm.) long


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Special Notice

    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.