A gem-set silver and enamel table cigar casket, Khlebnikov, Moscow, 1899-1908

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Of canted rectangular form, the lid and sides enamelled en plein with landscape scenes at different times of day, further embellished with stylised floral tendrils and set with cabochons, the front panel embossed with a firedrake and set with gems, with Latin inscription on the interior: Till Holger pa 30 årsdagen 19//3/7/45 'Mams', 84 standard
26 by 17 by 10.5cm, 10¼ by 6¾ by 4 1/8 in.