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    Sale 7734

    Russian Art

    9 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 200

    A jewelled gold cigarette-case

    MARKED FABERGÉ, WORKMASTER'S MARK OF AUGUST HOLLMING, ST. PETERSBURG, 1896-1908

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A jewelled gold cigarette-case
    marked Fabergé, workmaster's mark of August Hollming, St. Petersburg, 1896-1908
    Rectangular of curved section, the reeded exterior applied on the hinged cover with Russian inscriptions, an Imperial crown and military accessories, with graduated ruby and diamond thumb-piece, engraved inside the cover in Russian '16 November 1905', marked inside cover and base
    3½ in. (9 cm.) long


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