All rectangular, with hinged covers and gilt interiors; the first, the cover engraved with a monogram and inscription in Russian ‘MAK/On the day of the 43rd anniversary’, the inside cover engraved with date ’8/IX 1915’; the second, chased and engraved overall to simulate woodgrain and tax bands; the third, chased and engraved with a wavy pattern and tax bands, all marked throughout
814 in. (21 cm.) long, and smaller
43.14 oz. (1,341 gr.)
The first box: Anonymous sale; Christie’s, New York, 27 October 1992, lot 57.
The second box: Anonymous sale; Sotheby’s, New York, 6/8 December 1993, lot 434.
Acquired at the above sales by the present owner.
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