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A SILVER-GILT CLOISONNÉ AND EN PLEIN ENAMEL CARD-CASE
A SILVER-GILT CLOISONNÉ AND EN PLEIN ENAMEL CARD-CASE

MARK OF IVAN SALTYKOV, MOSCOW, 1899-1908

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A SILVER-GILT CLOISONNÉ AND EN PLEIN ENAMEL CARD-CASE
MARK OF IVAN SALTYKOV, MOSCOW, 1899-1908
Rectangular, the body enamelled overall with varicolor scrolling foliage on a gilt ground, en plein enamelled with the King of Hearts, with a navy blue chevron border, the hinged cover centring an enamelled three card hand depicting the Knave of Clubs, opening to reveal a divider for cards, the interior gilt, marked under base and cover
4 in. (10 cm.) high

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A comparable silver and enamel card case by Ivan Saltykov is in the collection of Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (98.13), formerly part of Jerome and Rita Gans Collection of Russian Enamel.

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