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    Sale 5265

    Selected Silver & Russian Works of Art

    30 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 283

    AN EARLY 20TH CENTURY RUSSIAN SILVER & POLYCHROME SHADED CLOISONNE ENAMEL CIGARETTE CASE,

    MARK OF 6TH MOSCOW ARTEL, 1908/17,

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN EARLY 20TH CENTURY RUSSIAN SILVER & POLYCHROME SHADED CLOISONNE ENAMEL CIGARETTE CASE,
    MARK OF 6TH MOSCOW ARTEL, 1908/17,
    Cover with en plein enamel scene of a man shooting a wild duck in a forest clearing, encircled by whorls & pansies in pink, blue, lilac, green & orange pastel shades, all on a very dark olive ground, in turn bordered by stylised flowers on a pale egg-shell green band, the reverse similarly decorated around a panel of flowers on deep green reserve, one flower formed from plain silver cloissons so marks can be displayed, gilt interior, 4¼ in. long (10.8 cm.).


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