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    Sale 7598

    Russian Art

    11 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 386

    Two silver-gilt and niello snuffboxes and a cigarette case

    Price Realised  

    Two silver-gilt and niello snuffboxes and a cigarette case
    Each rectangular, one snuffbox depicting two angels appearing before a traveller and a woman holding a book, marked with Cyrillic initials 'OI', Moscow, circa 1814; the other depicting a hunting scene and a view of an embankment, marked with the Cyrillic initials 'I.K.', Moscow, circa 1836; the cigarette case depicting Kazan Cathedral, St. Petersburg and a bridge over a small river, marked with the Cyrillic initials 'G.G.', Moscow circa 1838
    the longest 3½ in. (9 cm.) (3)


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