A SILVER-GILT CLOISONNÉ AND EN PLEIN PICTORIAL CIGARETTE CASE, POSSIBLY VASILY SEMENOV, MOSCOW, CIRCA 1890
A SILVER-GILT CLOISONNÉ AND EN PLEIN PICTORIAL CIGARETTE CASE, POSSIBLY VASILY SEMENOV, MOSCOW, CIRCA 1890
A SILVER-GILT CLOISONNÉ AND EN PLEIN PICTORIAL CIGARETTE CASE, POSSIBLY VASILY SEMENOV, MOSCOW, CIRCA 1890
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A SILVER-GILT CLOISONNÉ AND EN PLEIN PICTORIAL CIGARETTE CASE, POSSIBLY VASILY SEMENOV, MOSCOW, CIRCA 1890

Estimate:

6,000 - 8,000 GBP

A SILVER-GILT CLOISONNÉ AND EN PLEIN PICTORIAL CIGARETTE CASE, POSSIBLY VASILY SEMENOV, MOSCOW, CIRCA 1890

Estimate:

6,000 - 8,000 GBP

Description

A SILVER-GILT CLOISONNÉ AND EN PLEIN PICTORIAL CIGARETTE CASE, POSSIBLY VASILY SEMENOV, MOSCOW, CIRCA 1890


rectangular with rounded corners, the hinged cover painted en plein representing a vodonoska within a white pellet border, amidst varicoloured foliage on green enamel and gilt stippled grounds, struck with maker's initials BC (Cyrillic), 84 standard

width 9.5cm, 3¾in.

Condition Report

Overall in good condition, with minor surface wear and scratches and a few chips to enamel, not to the metal.


"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

A SILVER-GILT CLOISONNÉ AND EN PLEIN PICTORIAL CIGARETTE CASE, POSSIBLY VASILY SEMENOV, MOSCOW, CIRCA 1890
A SILVER-GILT CLOISONNÉ AND EN PLEIN PICTORIAL CIGARETTE CASE, POSSIBLY VASILY SEMENOV, MOSCOW, CIRCA 1890
Lot Closed