A silver, rhodonite and enamel blotter, Ivan Khlebnikov, Moscow, 1880 and a silver stamp box, Bolin, Shanks and Co., St Petersburg, 1908-1917

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Property from a Private Collection, USA A silver, rhodonite and enamel blotter, Ivan Khlebnikov, Moscow, 1880 and a silver stamp box, Bolin, Shanks and Co., St Petersburg, 1908-1917 the blotter with enamelled series of Kharkov train tickets and travel documents, struck on the side Khlebnikov in Cyrillic beneath the Imperial Warrant, 84 standard, the box set with one, two and three kopek Imperial stamps, gold thumbpiece, gilt interior, struck on the underside of the lid, 84 standard 2 length of the blotter 17.5cm, 6 9/10in., of the stamp box 7cm, 2 4/5in.