A GROUP OF FOUR LACQUERED PAPIER-MACHÉ BOXES, A PAPER KNIFE, AND AN ALBUM PRESENTED TO GRAND DUKE NICHOLAS ALEXANDROVICH

SOME BY THE LUKUTIN FACTORY, RUSSIA, 1840-1890S

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A GROUP OF FOUR LACQUERED PAPIER-MACHÉ BOXES, A PAPER KNIFE, AND AN ALBUM PRESENTED TO GRAND DUKE NICHOLAS ALEXANDROVICH
SOME BY THE LUKUTIN FACTORY, RUSSIA, 1840-1890S
The bound presentation album printed in Armenian and Russian, with a cover painted with a Georgian from the Life-Guards Caucasian Squadron, after a photograph by W. Carrick, presented to Grand Duke Nicholas Alexandrovich, future Emperor Nicholas II, from the editorial staff of the Armenian magazine 'Agbur' in 1888, with an ex libris of Grand Duke Nicholas Alexandrovich; three boxes with hinged covers, including two finely painted with views of the Kremlin, one with a portrait of Alexis of Russia; the circular box with a detachable cover painted with three young girls on a boat, fortune-telling with floral garlands; the paper knife decorated with gilt rocaille scrolls, some marked
8 5/8 in. (22 cm.) wide and smaller