A RUSSIAN SILVER PORTRAIT CIGARETTE CASE AND A PURSE

moscow, 1884, maker's mark of Ivan Khlebnikov with imperial warrant

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Of oblong form, one side painted en grisaille with a portrait bust of a lady, the other with a young man, within a blue oval enamel cartouche, marked on flange and interior cover jy^m. (9.5cm.)-, together with a similar oblong purse, with similar portraits and blue enamel cartouche, marked on rim J'/fin. (8.2cm.) long, each in original fitted velvet case stamped with Imperial Warrant, Moscow

(12oz. lOdwt.)