London, South Kensington
30 November 2007
AN EARLY 20TH CENTURY RUSSIAN SILVER CIGARETTE BOX,
MARK OF CHLEBNIKOV, 1908/17,
Plain rectangular, the cover chased with two harpies couchant flanking a ribbon-tied wreath all resting on a narrow, horizontal, foliate band, gilt interior with Cyrillic inscription dated "1912", 6 in. long (15.4 cm.), 14.5 oz.
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