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    Sale 7630

    Russian Works of Art

    24 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 72

    Four parcel-gilt, niello snuff-boxes and a cigarette-case

    MOSCOW, CIRCA 1840, WITH ILLEGIBLE MARKER'S MARK I?; CYRILLIC MARK OF IVAN KALTYKOV, MOSCOW, CIRCA 1830; CYRILLIC MARK OF FEODOR MAKSIMOV, MOSCOW, 1841 AND 1845; CYRILLIC MARK OF ALEXANDR EGOROV, MOSCOW, 1885

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    Estimate

    Four parcel-gilt, niello snuff-boxes and a cigarette-case
    Moscow, circa 1840, with illegible marker's mark I?; Cyrillic mark of Ivan Kaltykov, Moscow, circa 1830; Cyrillic mark of Feodor Maksimov, Moscow, 1841 and 1845; Cyrillic mark of Alexandr Egorov, Moscow, 1885
    Rectangular, the cover of the first with an equestrian figure in an architectural landscape, the base with a trophy of arms both on gilt stippled ground; another, smaller, the cover depicting a carriage on stippled ground, the base and sides with views of a town and buildings on similar ground; a shallow silver-gilt example, the cover and base depicting harbour scenes, in floral scroll borders; an oblong snuff-box, the sides, cover and base with city views; and a cigarette-case, the cover with a troika on sunburst ground and chequered reverse, all marked inside cover and base
    3 3/8 in (8.8 cm.) to 2 in. (5 cm.) (5)


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