20 - 21 January 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 525
GBP 300 - GBP 500
A RUSSIAN PAINTED WOOD 'APPLE' BOX AND COVER
DATED 1919, ARCHANGEL DISTRICT
A pencil inscription under base 'Archangel 1919'
5 in. (12.5 cm.) high
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Archangel, located on the White Sea coast, was an important trading city in Russia's far north. It was an important centre of walrus ivory trade and also had a long tradition in the production of Russian Folk Art.
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