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Imperial Russian .875 Silver Cigarette Case

Auction:
2875B
Lot:
26
Sold for:
$677$550

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2875B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 09, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Imperial Russian .875 Silver Cigarette Case, St. Petersburg, 1882-89, maker's mark possibly "J.A," with an applied military insignia to lid with enameled accents dated "1884-1895," 14kt gold clasp with inset hardstone, and an upper match safe with strike to lid, the gold-washed interior with an additional applied presentation medallion with enamel accents, ht. 4 1/4 in., approx. 7.2 troy oz.
Estimate $400-600

Lacking applied element to reverse and possibly interior, small nick to clasp. Otherwise only minor surface wear.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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