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A JEWELLED SILVER-GILT AND GUILLOCHÉ ENAMEL CIGARETTE CASE
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A JEWELLED SILVER-GILT AND GUILLOCHÉ ENAMEL CIGARETTE CASE

MARK OF KARL BOK, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1890

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A JEWELLED SILVER-GILT AND GUILLOCHÉ ENAMEL CIGARETTE CASE
MARK OF KARL BOK, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1890
Rectangular with rounded corners, enamelled overall in translucent gold over a sunburst guilloché ground, with a cabochon sapphire push-piece, the interior inscribed 'Louise', marked inside cover and base, in the original fitted leather, wood, silk and velvet-lined case stamped in Russian ‘K. Bok prev. Büller / St Petersburg / B. Morskaya 9 / Moscow / Kuznetsky Most 6’
3¼ in. (8.9 cm.) wide
Provenance
Anonymous sale; Christie’s, New York, 16 April 1999, lot 48.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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