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    Sale 5265

    Selected Silver & Russian Works of Art

    30 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 378

    AN EARLY 20TH CENTURY RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT & CLOISONNE ENAMEL MATCH-BOX HOLDER,

    MARK OF 11TH ARTEL, 1908/17,

    Price Realised  

    AN EARLY 20TH CENTURY RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT & CLOISONNE ENAMEL MATCH-BOX HOLDER,
    MARK OF 11TH ARTEL, 1908/17,
    Decorated identically on both sides into two triangular sections bisected by a diagonal band, the upper section with flowering plant in yellow & bright green on deep blue ground, the lower section made up of two triangular panels & a broad band comprising three rows of blue beads on a brown ground, the triangular panels in brown, black,& shades of blue & green, the diagonal band with five discs in two shades of blue on a 2-shade green ground edged on one side with a yellow bead border, 2 3/8 in. long (6 cm.).


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