• Galerie Popoff: An Enduring Pa auction at Christies

    Sale 7677

    Galerie Popoff: An Enduring Passion for Russian Art

    12 - 13 October 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 358

    A Soviet silver-gilt and cloisonné enamel cigarette case

    UNRECORDED CYRILLIC MAKER'S MARK DG, MOSCOW, 1927-1936

    Price Realised  

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    A Soviet silver-gilt and cloisonné enamel cigarette case
    Unrecorded Cyrillic maker's mark DG, Moscow, 1927-1936
    Rectangular, with rounded corners, enamelled overall with stylized flowers, foliage and geometric motifs in shades of yellow, grey, green, pink and purple on blue grounds, the cover centering an en plein enamel plaque depicting a soldier with a rifle, all within white pellet borders, with a cabochon paste thumb-piece, marked in field
    4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm.) long


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