Russian Silver-Gilt and Enamel Cigarette Case

Ivan Saltykov
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reference number: RE_025

circa 1900

length: 9.5 cm

maker’s mark: Cyrillic initials I.S. for Ivan Saltykov

assay mark of Moscow 1899-1908

silver standard: 84 zolotnik

Provenance

Sale: Sotheby’s New York, 11 June 1998, lot 294

 

A silver cigarette case; the cover finely enamelled en plein with flowers on a pale blue ground, the sides and the base enamelled with colourful scrolling foliage.

 

Ivan Saltykov – a renowned Russian silversmith and jeweller. In 1884, Saltykov founded a factory in Moscow, producing high-quality enamel wares.

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