Sale 18CN01 | Lot 130

Pietre Dure, Turquoise and Silver Snuff Box

Catalogue: English & Continental Furniture / Old Masters / Russian Works of Art
Pietre Dure, Turquoise and Silver Snuff Box

Lot Details

Lot 130
Pietre Dure, Turquoise and Silver Snuff Box
Apparently unmarked, probably Russia, second half of the 19th century
Cartouche-shaped, set with turqouise stones throughout, the hinged cover centering a pietra dure plaque depciting a floral bouquet, enclosing a handwritten note in Russian: Belonging to Grand Duke Michael Nikolaevich. Died in 1910. Length 2 1/2 inches (6 cm).
Provenance:
Grand Duke Michael Nikolaevich (1832-1909)
Grand Duke George Mikhailovich (1863-1919) and Grand Duchess Marie Georgievna (1876-1940)
Princess Nina Georgievna Chavchavadze (1901-1974)
Prince David Pavlovich Chavchavadze (1924-2014)
By descent to the present owner


C Property from the Descendants of Grand Duke George Mikhailovich of Russia

Estimate: $2,500 - $3,500
Sold for $2,812 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $2,500 - $3,500
Sold for $2,812 (includes buyer's premium)

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English & Continental Furniture / Old Masters / Russian Works of Art

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