• Russian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2308

    Russian Art

    23 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 49

    A Gold Cigarette Case

    MARK OF GABRIEL NIUKKANEN, ST. PETERSBURG, 1908-1917

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Gold Cigarette Case
    Mark of Gabriel Niukkanen, St. Petersburg, 1908-1917
    Rectangular with rounded corners, spot-hammered throughout, the hinged cover applied with an Imperial double-headed eagle, with cabochon sapphire thumb-piece, in the original blue leather box gilt-stamped on the cover with the Imperial double-headed eagle and 'A.D. IVANOFF IN ST. PETERSBURG' in Russian and French to the interior, marked inside cover and base
    3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm.) long
    2.4 oz. (77 gr.) gross weight


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