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    Sale 7630

    Russian Works of Art

    24 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 138

    A trompe l'oeil silver casket

    CYRILLIC MARK OF PETR LOSKUTOV, MOSCOW, 1885

    Price Realised  

    A trompe l'oeil silver casket
    Cyrillic mark of Petr Loskutov, Moscow, 1885
    Rectangular, on four compressed bun feet, the sides repoussé, chased and engraved to simulate basket weave, the hinged cover applied with a simulated fringed cloth of a strapwork and floral design, marked inside base and cover and on cloth
    6 5/8 in. (16.8 cm.) long


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