2 December 2015
A Russian Silver-Gilt, Cloisonné and Pictorial Enamel Pill Box
11TH ARTEL, MOSCOW, 1908–1917, 84 STANDARD
Diameter 6 cm.
Circular, the lid painted with a boyar bride in a plum coloured dress with layered necklaces and richly decorated jewelled kokoshnik with a white veil, the body enamelled with shaded polychrome floral and foliate motifs on stippled gilt ground within green rims, green thumbpiece.
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.