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    Sale 5265

    Selected Silver & Russian Works of Art

    30 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 207

    AN EARLY 19TH CENTURY RUSSIAN SILVER & NIELLO SNUFF BOX,

    MARK OF AS (CYRILLIC), PROBABLY FOR ALEXEY SOKOLOV, MOSCOW, 1823,

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN EARLY 19TH CENTURY RUSSIAN SILVER & NIELLO SNUFF BOX,
    MARK OF AS (Cyrillic), PROBABLY FOR ALEXEY SOKOLOV, MOSCOW, 1823,
    Oblong with rounded corners & gilt interior, cover depicting Falconet's equestrian statue of Peter The Great, base with military trophies, sides with architectural village scenes, interior with insribed reserve "G.H to J.D", 3 3/8 in. long (8.5 cm.), 4 oz.


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