Lot 23
 

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Estate / Collection: Property from a Westchester Collector

Russian Silver-Gilt and Niello Cartographic Snuff-Box
Alexander Zhilin, Velikii Ustiug, 1824
The cover depicting a map of the Vologda province and table of distances in versts, the sides with coats-of-arms of cities of the province, the base with table of distances in versts, Width 3 1/2 inches (8.9 cm).

Provenance:
With Peter Zervudachi, Galerie du Lac, Vevey, Switzerland.

A nearly identical cartographic snuff box by Alexander Zhilin, dated 1824, is illustrated in A. von Solodkoff, Russian Gold and Silverwork, 17th-19th Century, New York, 1981, no. 117, p. 108.

Sold for $10,000
Estimated at $8,000 - $12,000

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Estate / Collection: Property from a Westchester Collector

Russian Silver-Gilt and Niello Cartographic Snuff-Box
Alexander Zhilin, Velikii Ustiug, 1824
The cover depicting a map of the Vologda province and table of distances in versts, the sides with coats-of-arms of cities of the province, the base with table of distances in versts, Width 3 1/2 inches (8.9 cm).

Provenance:
With Peter Zervudachi, Galerie du Lac, Vevey, Switzerland.

A nearly identical cartographic snuff box by Alexander Zhilin, dated 1824, is illustrated in A. von Solodkoff, Russian Gold and Silverwork, 17th-19th Century, New York, 1981, no. 117, p. 108.

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