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    Sale 2162

    Russian Art

    24 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 211

    A Gold Cigarette Case

    MARKED K. FABERGÉ WITH THE IMPERIAL WARRANT, MOSCOW, 1896-1908

    Price Realised  

    A Gold Cigarette Case
    Marked K. Fabergé with the Imperial warrant, Moscow, 1896-1908
    Rectangular with rounded corners, with a hammered surface, the cover applied with a varicolor gold Cyrillic monogram 'EMS', with a cabochon sapphire push-piece, marked inside cover and base
    3½ in. (8.9 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    A La Vieille Russie, New York.
    Sotheby's, New York, December 13 and 14, 1984, lot 491.