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    Sale 7630

    Russian Works of Art

    24 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 207

    A jewelled gold-mounted and guilloché enamel silver cigarette-case

    MARKED FABERGÉ WITH THE IMPERIAL WARRANT, WORKMASTER'S MARK OF ANDERS NEVALAINEN, ST. PETERSBURG, 1896-1908, WITH SCRATCHED INVENTORY NUMBER 6409

    Price Realised  

    A jewelled gold-mounted and guilloché enamel silver cigarette-case
    marked Fabergé with the Imperial warrant, workmaster's mark of Anders Nevalainen, St. Petersburg, 1896-1908, with scratched inventory number 6409
    Rectangular of oval section, the body with graduated reeding, the cover set with a rouble coin depicting Peter the Great, with later guilloché enamelled grounds, the reverse with a circular reserve, with tinder cord, vesta compartment and gilt interiors, the gold thumb-piece set with a cabochon sapphire, marked inside cover and base
    4 1/8 in. (10.3 cm.) long


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF THE 14TH EARL OF KINTORE