Attributed to Alexander Muhkin

Russian Silver Trompe L'Oeil Cigarette Box

Circa 1890

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Description

Russian 875 silver novelty cigarette box attributed to Alexander Mukhin.

  • Rectangular with straight sides.
  • Hinged flat cover.
  • Gilt-washed interior.
  • Trompe l’oeil wood panels with realistic grain and tax stamps.
  • Design based on the packaging for Pheresli, a cigarette brand evocative of raffish chic.
  • Marked.
Condition Report
Revive
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Minor wear and occasional scratches consistent with age and use.

Deep patina.

Dimensions
Height: 2.25 inches / 5.71 cm
Width: 3.63 inches / 9.22 cm
Depth: 2.88 inches / 7.32 cm

Gross Weight: 9.5 troy ounces

Materials
Silver
Period
Belle Époque
Decorative Style
Eclectic
Country of Origin
Russia
SKU

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