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Russian Silver Figural Hound's Head Cigar Cutter

Auction:
2183
Lot:
865
Sold for:
$1,175$1,000

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Auction:
Sale #2183 - 2183
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 25, 2003 10:00AM

Description:

Russian Silver Figural Hound's Head Cigar Cutter, late 19th century, .875 fine, realistically modeled as a hound's head with open mouth, set with red cabochon stone eyes, the dog modeled with oak leaf collar, melding into oak leaf and acorn stem above cutter, lg. 4 7/8 in., approx. 4 troy oz.
Estimate $1,800-2,200

Keywords

Head , Cigar Cutter, Cabochon, Cigars, Oak, Smoking, Tobacco