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    Sale 5265

    Selected Silver & Russian Works of Art

    30 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 271

    AN EARLY 20TH CENTURY RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT & CLOISONNE ENAMEL CIGARETTE CASE,

    MARK OF DG (CYRILLIC) POSSIBLY OVERSTRIKING ANOTHER, 1908/17,

    Price Realised  

    AN EARLY 20TH CENTURY RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT & CLOISONNE ENAMEL CIGARETTE CASE,
    MARK OF DG (Cyrillic) possibly overstriking another, 1908/17,
    Decorated with shaded enamel flowers in blue, green, orange & pink on a very dark blue ground, the cover with an en plein enamel panel depicting an old moujik talking to a boyar in pink costume who has dismounted from his horse, the scene framed in a turquoise border enhanced with gilded cloissons forming whorls & additionally with gilt beads, the case edged with purple bead border.


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