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    Sale 5407

    Russian Pictures, Icons & Works of Art

    27 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 855

    A SOVIET RUSSIAN SILVER AND ENAMEL CIGARETTE CASE

    MARK OF TF4 (CYRILLIC), POST-REVOLUTION, '.875' STANDARD

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SOVIET RUSSIAN SILVER AND ENAMEL CIGARETTE CASE
    MARK OF TF4 (Cyrillic), POST-REVOLUTION, '.875' STANDARD
    The cover depicting a medieval Russian knight on horseback in chain mail and armed with a lance surveying a field of battle, a skull in the foreground and a commemorative stone behind whilst a bird flies overhead, all on a sombre blue ground, the base enamelled in plain blue, gilt interior
    3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm.)


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