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    Sale 7598

    Russian Art

    11 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 432

    A jewelled silver cigarette-case

    BY FABERGÉ, WORKMASTER'S MARK OF AUGUST HÖLMTROM, ST. PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1890, WITH SCRATCHED INVENTORY NUMBER 2096

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A jewelled silver cigarette-case
    by Fabergé, workmaster's mark of August Hölmtrom, St. Petersburg, circa 1890, with scratched inventory number 2096
    Rectangular of oval section, the body with reeded sunburst design emanating from the cabochon sapphire thumb-piece, a hinged vesta compartment at one end, the cover applied with an enamelled gold badge at one corner, marked inside cover and base
    3 in. (2½ cm.) long


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    Please note that the images for lot 431 and 432 have been tranposed
    in the catalogue.