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    Sale 7630

    Russian Works of Art

    24 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 134

    A jewelled silver cigarette-case

    CYRILLIC MARK OF UNKNOWN MAKER FC, ST. PETERSBURG, 1896-1908

    Price Realised  

    A jewelled silver cigarette-case
    Cyrillic mark of unknown maker FC, St. Petersburg, 1896-1908
    Shaped rectangular, with extended corners to the hinged back, the cover repoussé, chased and engraved with a leaf and stems, the tip of one set with a cabochon amethyst, and with a Russian inscription, with cabochon ruby push-piece, gilt interior, marked inside cover and base
    4 1/8 in. (10.3 cm.) long
    The Russian inscription translates as:
    'Prize for the owner of the best pointer 1907'.


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