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    Sale 12038

    Interiors

    20 July 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 397

    A JEWELLED GOLD AND SILVER CIGARETTE CASE AND A JEWELLED GOLD MATCH SLIDE

    THE CIGARETTE CASE MARKED SUMIN, WITH THE WORKMASTER'S MARK CYRILLIC 'IA', ST PETERSBURG, 1908-1911; THE MATCH SLIDE WITH THE MAKER'S MARK 'AW', ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1890

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    A JEWELLED GOLD AND SILVER CIGARETTE CASE AND A JEWELLED GOLD MATCH SLIDE
    THE CIGARETTE CASE MARKED SUMIN, WITH THE WORKMASTER'S MARK CYRILLIC 'IA', ST PETERSBURG, 1908-1911; THE MATCH SLIDE WITH THE MAKER'S MARK 'AW', ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1890
    The cigarette case rectangular, reeded overall, the gold thumb-piece set with a cabochon sapphire, the interior of the cover inscribed in Russian 'Congratulations! / July 1911', marked inside cover and base; together with a lighter holder, one side reeded and set with a cabochon sapphire at corner, the other side engraved with the monogram 'JV', marked on side
    The cigarette case 3 7/8 in. (10 cm.) wide


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