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    Sale 7772

    Russian Art

    1 - 2 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 26

    A Gold-Mounted Silver Presentation Cigarette Case

    BY FABERGÉ, WITH THE WORKMASTER'S MARK OF MICHAEL PERCHIN, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1890

    Price Realised  

    A Gold-Mounted Silver Presentation Cigarette Case
    By Fabergé, with the workmaster's mark of Michael Perchin, St Petersburg, circa 1890
    Oblong, of oval section, the body applied overall with gold rays radiating from a gold Imperial double-headed eagle at one corner of the cover, with a sapphire push-piece, marked inside cover and base
    3¾ in. (9.5 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    George C. de Dvorjitsky, Senior Lieutenant of the Imperial Russian Navy (1889-1971)
    Then by direct descent.