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    Sale 7630

    Russian Works of Art

    24 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 76

    Four papier-mâché lacquer tea-caddies, a vesta-case and a pair of studs

    THE FIRST BY THE LUKUTIN FACTORY, MOSCOW, 1855-1863; THREE BY THE VISHNIAKOV FACTORY, MOSCOW, 1872-1882; AND BY THE LUKUTIN FACTORY, 1863-1880

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    Estimate

    Four papier-mâché lacquer tea-caddies, a vesta-case and a pair of studs
    the first by the Lukutin Factory, Moscow, 1855-1863; three by the Vishniakov Factory, Moscow, 1872-1882; and by the Lukutin Factory, 1863-1880
    A large rectangular tea-caddy the hinged cover painted with two men drinking tea at a table, the interior with two compartments; another, the cover with maidens casting wreaths on the river, with two compartments and covers; a smaller, rectangular, example with a couple dancing to a balalika player; another, the cover depicting a fiddle-player and dancing peasants; a vesta-case with detachable cover and a striker beneath, with a peasant woman holding a rake, all marked inside covers; a pair of large circular studs painted with troikas, apparently unmarked
    9¼ in. (23.5 cm.) long to 1 5/8 in. (4.2 cm.) diameter (7)


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