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Lot 515: A RUSSIAN SILVER AND NIELLO CIGAR CASE AND TWO SNUFF BOXES, MOSCOW, LATE 18TH- MID 19TH CENTURY |
19 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: the case with detailed Moscow Kremlin view, monogrammed back, by Khlebnikov, Moscow, date rubbed, c. 1860-70; the larger snuffbox with townscapes and quay scene against gilt grounds, maker’s mark T.G or G.G, Moscow, late 18υth century; the smaller with townscapes, maker’s mark indistinctly, possibly M.K, Moscow, 1836, all 84 standard
one dent to base corner of the first in illustration, otherwise good
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Dimensions: length of case 5 1/4 in.