A RUSSIAN SILVER AND NIELLO CIGARETTE CASE, IVAN GUBKIN, MOSCOW, C. 1870
both panels ornately decorated in niello and engine-turned designs with detailed architectural view on front panel, gilded interior, length: 11.5 cm. (4 1/2 in.), maker`s mark IG for Ivan Gubkin and assayer`s mark V.C of Victor Savenkov, 84 standard, 133.7g.
Estimate: $800 – $1,000
Result: $938 (including premium)