A RUSSIAN SILVER GILT AND CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL CIGARETTE CASE

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MAKER'S MARK OF DG (CYRILLIC), MOSCOW, 1908/17

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A RUSSIAN SILVER GILT AND CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL CIGARETTE CASE
MAKER'S MARK OF DG (CYRILLIC), MOSCOW, 1908/17
The cover decorated en plein with a folkloric panel depicting a boyar beside his horse greeting an elderly peasant, the cover and back decorated with shaded polychrome enamel flowers and foliage enhanced with richly gilt beads and whorls on a very dark blue ground, with purple bead borders, cabochon-set thumbpiece, gilt interior
1½ in. (11.5 cm.) long