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Russian .875 Silver Trompe l'Oeil Cigar Box

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
48
Sold for:
$4,305$3,500

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2888B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 08, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Russian .875 Silver Trompe l'Oeil Cigar Box, Moscow, c. 1871, Khlebnikov, maker, assayer mark "AK," gilt interior, with simulated wood grain panels and trade labels to all four sides, cover inscribed "H. UPMANN/FLOR," front engraved "Escepcionales," with an engraved presentation inscription to members of the Danish embassy dated "1929" on the interior cover, ht. 2 3/8, wd. 7 7/8, dp. 5 1/4 in., approx. 26.9 troy oz.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Good overall condition with only very minor surface wear/very slight abrasions. Very slight indentation to lid, not visible to exterior. (see image).


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.

Keywords

Moscow, Cigar, H. Upmann, Trompe-l'œil

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