image

Please click on image icon to enlarge

ENQUIRE ABOUT THIS ITEM...

Russian cigar boxes by H. Upmann, 1887-1917

(Top) A late 19th century Russian silver coloured and silver gilt trompe-l’oeil table cigar box, maker’s marks C.H, 84 zolotniks Moscow 1893, assay master A Svetchin, the hinged box with trompe-l’oeil wood graining and Imperial tax bands, the gilded interior with exhibition stamps and engraved in Russain ‘With the greatest respect to Vasili Vasilichu Urievu-Pekovszu from a faithful VVP22 August 1894, from Poltava’.

Length overall 8 inches (20 cms) & weight 632g.

REFERENCE: 3147
Price Code: SOLD


Sm. Khlebnikov (Postnikova-Loseva # 1436a) St. Petersburg: a superb quality, Imperial Russian silver and parcel- gilt trompe l'oeil cigar box, finely engraved to resemble a wooden box of H. Upmann Flor cigars, with 'paper' taxation bands lifted in silver gilt, and bearing inscriptions to the top, with woodgraining around the sides. The interior, lemon gilded. Bearing hallmarks for Khlebnikov and Co., Moscow 1908-1917.

Length: 7 inches (17 cms).

REFERENCE: 5063
Price Code: ££££


A fine Russian silver trompe l’oeil cigar box, the lid and sides textured to resemble wood graining and banded with sealed ‘paper’ labels, Moscow 1887.

Length: 4½ inches (11.5 cms)

REFERENCE: 5270
Price Code: ££££


A late 19th century Russian silver coloured and silver gilt trompe-l’oeil table cigar box, maker’s marks B.O, 84 zolotniks Moscow 1893, assay master A Svetchin, the hinged box with trompe-l’oeil wood graining and Imperial tax bands, and with brand stamps for H.UPMANN FLOR REGALIA ELEGANTE.

Length overall: 4 inches (10 cms) & weight 311g.

REFERENCE: 3146
Price code: ££££

Reference: (Top to bottom) 3147, 5063, 5270 & 3146

Recently viewed items
Other items you may be interested in