• Russian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2308

    Russian Art

    23 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 62

    A Jeweled and Enameled Gold-Mounted Nephrite Cigarette Case

    MARKED FABERGÉ, MOSCOW, 1896-1908, SCRATCHED INVENTORY NUMBER 24859

    Price Realised  

    A Jeweled and Enameled Gold-Mounted Nephrite Cigarette Case
    Marked Fabergé, Moscow, 1896-1908, scratched inventory number 24859
    Rectangular with rounded corners, the polished nephrite body with three stylized gold-mounted white enamel hinges set with rubies, the rim enameled with a band of dashes and red dots, with cabochon ruby push-piece, marked inside cover and base rims
    3¼ in. (8.2 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    Christie's, London, June 11, 2008, lot 448.