World Treasures- Russian, Asian, European & American Works
May 22nd & 23rd, 2012
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LOT 18
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Lot 18
A RUSSIAN SILVER AND EN PLEIN ENAMEL CIGARETTE CASE, SAMOSHIN, MOSCOW 1908-1917. The hinged lid with rounded corners and raised octagonal cartouche inset with a painted enamel depicting a reclining woman with olive branch next to a resting lion-an allegory of peace. The interior gilded and hallmarked Moscow, 1908-1917, Cyrillic makers mark of Igor Samoshin, and 84 silver standard, and later engraved dedicatory inscription. Length 4 inches (10.5 cm).
Estimate:  $4,000 - 5,000   € 2,800 - 3,500
Price Realized: $4,800.00

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