• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 7598

    Russian Art

    11 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 447

    A jewelled gold cigarette-case

    MARKED FABERGÉ, WORKMASTER'S MARK OF MICHAEL PERCHIN, ST. PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1890

    Price Realised  

    A jewelled gold cigarette-case
    marked Fabergé, workmaster's mark of Michael Perchin, St. Petersburg, circa 1890
    Rectangular with rounded angles, the cover repouseé, chased and engraved with rocaille and floral scrolls, the base with similar decoration to one corner, with cabochon sapphire push-piece flanked by diamond-set scrolls, with later applied crowned initial W, marked inside cover and base
    3½ in. (9 cm.) long


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Special Notice

    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.