A Russian silver-gilt and plique-à-jour enamel cigarette case
pavel ovchinnikov, moscow, 1882-1899
Of square form, the front centering a Latin monogram "NS" beneath a noble coronet surrounded by scrolling foliate motifs in plique-à-jour enamel, the rear similarly enameled, all on a pounced gold ground, the sides in turquoise white, green, red, and blue cloisonné enamel.

H: 3 1/2 in.

Estimate $2,000-4,000

Sold for $2,210 (buyer's premium included)