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    Sale 7461

    Russian Works of Art Including The Rothschild Fabergé Egg

    28 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 54

    A jewelled and gold cigarette-case


    Price Realised  

    A jewelled and gold cigarette-case
    Cyrillic mark of Anders Mickelson, St. Petersburg, circa 1890
    Rectangular, with round corners, the chased and engraved textured surface applied with rubies-set Cyrillic initials with cabouchon sapphire thumb-piece, the interior engraved with presentation inscription, marked on flange, in original fitted red leather case, the cover applied with Cyrillic initials SV
    3¾ in. (9.5 cm.) long
    The Cyrillic initials on the cover are of His Majesty's Life-Guards Cossack Regiment. The Russian inscription translates as 'For Semion Nikolaievich Varlamov with deepest respects from his Cossak Regiment' and engraved with names of 33 donors.

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