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Cigar Case
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Cigar Case


Description Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description A boyar holding his shield and a drawn sword is depicted in plique-á-jour enamel raised over a stippled ground. The sun is setting over the water in the background. Above an owl is perched on a limb amidst blossoms and leaves. A wading crane is surrounded by vividly colored blossoms and leaves on the reverse. The colors of the plique-à-jour enamel are white, yellow, pale green, orange, red, turquoise and various blues. Bordering both the front and back faces of the case are rows of blue circles and green and white lozenge shapes in opaque filigree enamel.
Exhibitions
  • From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2014-2016.
Provenance Acquired by Leo Kaplan Ltd., New York; purchased by Jean M. Riddell, Washington, D.C., 1982; by bequest to Walters Art Museum, 2010.
Inscriptions [Mark] In center of face in Cyrillic: PO, 88, St George left; [Mark] In center of reverse in Cyrillic: PO; [Mark] On top rim: St. George left, 88
Credit Bequest of Mrs. Jean M. Riddell, 2010

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Period
1880s
Medium
silver gilding, plique-à-jour and opaque filigree enamel, elastic band
(Enamels)
Accession Number
44.735
Measurements
H: 5 3/16 x W with clasp: 2 15/16 x D: 1 1/16 in. (13.2 x 7.4 x 2.7 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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