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88 Russian Gilt Silver & Malachite Cigar Box, Double

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88 Russian Gilt Silver & Malachite Cigar Box, Double
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Description
A very fine and large 19th Century Russian silver table cigar box with malachite veneer. The top with a silvered metal double headed eagle relief mount, with other decorative mounts to the sides. The box opens to reveal a silver bas-relief image of "The Slaughter of Penelope's Suitors by the Returning Odysseus" after Fedor Tolstoy's series of carvings based on The Odyssey. Russian 88 Assay marks to the inner edge of both halves of the box. the underside with an 88 Russian silver hallmark and obscured maker mark.
Weight Approx., 8 lbs / 117 ozt
Measures Approx., 10 inches x 6.25 inches x 3.75 inches tall
Domestic Shipping: $30
Condition
The top reverse side with two expertly cracks to the malachite. A couple other minor restorations, nicks, dings, and hairlines. The malachite presents very well overall and is very stable condition.
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88 Russian Gilt Silver & Malachite Cigar Box, Double

Estimate $7,000 - $9,000
Oct 18, 2020
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Starting Price $6,000
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0553: 88 Russian Gilt Silver & Malachite Cigar Box, Double

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Est. $7,000 - $9,000Starting Price $6,000
October Decorative Arts Auction
Oct 18, 2020 1:00 PM EDT
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Lot 0553 Details

Description
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A very fine and large 19th Century Russian silver table cigar box with malachite veneer. The top with a silvered metal double headed eagle relief mount, with other decorative mounts to the sides. The box opens to reveal a silver bas-relief image of "The Slaughter of Penelope's Suitors by the Returning Odysseus" after Fedor Tolstoy's series of carvings based on The Odyssey. Russian 88 Assay marks to the inner edge of both halves of the box. the underside with an 88 Russian silver hallmark and obscured maker mark.
Weight Approx., 8 lbs / 117 ozt
Measures Approx., 10 inches x 6.25 inches x 3.75 inches tall
Domestic Shipping: $30
Condition
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The top reverse side with two expertly cracks to the malachite. A couple other minor restorations, nicks, dings, and hairlines. The malachite presents very well overall and is very stable condition.

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