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A GEM-SET SILVER-GILT CLOISONNÉ AND GUILLOCHÉ ENAMEL CASKET
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A GEM-SET SILVER-GILT CLOISONNÉ AND GUILLOCHÉ ENAMEL CASKET

MARK OF ANTIP KUZMICHEV, MOSCOW, 1899-1908, RETAILED BY TIFFANY & CO.

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A GEM-SET SILVER-GILT CLOISONNÉ AND GUILLOCHÉ ENAMEL CASKET
MARK OF ANTIP KUZMICHEV, MOSCOW, 1899-1908, RETAILED BY TIFFANY & CO.
Rectangular, on four bracket feet, the hinged enamelled cover with a clasp at the front, enamelled with scrolling foliage and geometric motifs around a central oval reserve, guilloché enamelled in yellow and set with pastes and gems, the outer border set with lavander garnets, gilt interior, marked under base, also with French import mark
8¼ in. (21 cm.) wide
Provenance
Acquired by the grandfather of the present owner.
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