MacDougall's Russian Art Auctions 8-9 June 2011

8 Jun 2011

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


* 698. A PAIR OF SILVER AND NIELLO CIGARETTE CASES




1,500-2,500 GBP


a) MAKER'S MARK PETR ABROSIMOV IN CYRILLIC, MOSCOW, 1881, 84 STANDARD.
6.5 by 11 cm.

Rounded rectangular form, cover decorated with scene of mounted robbers hijacking a horse-drawn sled within a rectangular reserve, cover frame, sides and base nielloed with chequered pattern, base with blank rosette-shaped reserve, gilt interior.

b) MAKER'S MARK OF M. IVAKOV IN CYRILLIC, MOSCOW, 1889, 84 STANDARD.
7 by 9 cm.

The cover nielloed with foliate scrollwork around an oval reserve depicting a horse-drawn sled, the sides with triangulated banding, the base centred with a blank rosette reserve with niello foliate scrollwork surround.


Notes on symbols:
* Indicates 5% Import Duty Charge applies.
Ω Indicates 20% Import Duty Charge applies.
§ Indicates Artist's Resale Right applies.
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