A silver-gilt and enamel pictorial cigarette case, Feodor Rückert, Moscow, 1908-1917
 A silver-gilt and enamel pictorial cigarette case, Feodor Rückert, Moscow, 1908-1917
 A silver-gilt and enamel pictorial cigarette case, Feodor Rückert, Moscow, 1908-1917
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A silver-gilt and enamel pictorial cigarette case, Feodor Rückert, Moscow, 1908-1917

Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 GBP

A silver-gilt and enamel pictorial cigarette case, Feodor Rückert, Moscow, 1908-1917

Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 GBP

Lot Details

Description

A silver-gilt and enamel pictorial cigarette case, Feodor Rückert, Moscow, 1908-1917


the lid painted en plein after The Kiss of the Wave by Vasily Kotarbinsky (1849-1921) within a border of

shaded cloisonné enamel foliate and geometric motifs on a blue ground, the reverse cast and enamelled with the arms

of the Leslie family within a gilded cartouche, the border of further cloisonné enamel and cloison coils on varicoloured

grounds, cabochon sapphire thumbpiece, gilt interior, struck with workmaster's initials, 84 standard, Russian control

mark L in Cyrillic denoting objects for public sale

width 11.3cm, 4⅜in.

Condition Report

Overall in very good condition. The corners with some professional restoration, visible under the UV light. 


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Cataloguing

Provenance

Sotheby's London, 30 November 2011, lot 557

Russian Works of Art, Fabergé & Icons
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