MacDougall's Russian Art Auctions 8-9 June 2011

8 Jun 2011

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


* 697. THREE SILVER AND NIELLO SNUFF BOXES




2,500-3,500 GBP


a) MAKER'S MARK A.Ya.M. IN CYRILLIC, MOSCOW, 1845, 84 STANDARD.
5 by 8.5 cm.

Nielloed with scrolling foliage, cover with shield reserve engraved with a monogram on the lid, gilt interior.

b) MAKER'S MARK VP IN CYRILLIC.
5 by 7 cm.

Cover chased with scene of reclining classical female figure, base with scene of gentleman in a rural setting, sides with scenes of huts, gilt interior.

c) MAKER'S MARK T.BOTKOV IN CYRILLIC, MOSCOW, 185(?), 84 STANDARD.
4 by 6.5 cm.

Cover chased with depiction of Falconet’s equestrian statue of Peter the Great, base with view of St Petersburg, gilt interior.


Notes on symbols:
* Indicates 5% Import Duty Charge applies.
Ω Indicates 20% Import Duty Charge applies.
§ Indicates Artist's Resale Right applies.
† Indicates Standard VAT scheme applies, and the rate of 20% VAT will be charged on both hammer price and premium.