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    Sale 7630

    Russian Works of Art

    24 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 232

    A jewelled silver cigarette-case

    MARKED FABERGÉ WITH THE IMPERIAL WARRANT, WORKMASTER'S MARK OF ANDERS NEVALAINEN, ST. PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1890, WITH SCRATCHED INVENTORY NUMBER 4351

    Price Realised  

    A jewelled silver cigarette-case
    marked Fabergé with the Imperial warrant, workmaster's mark of Anders Nevalainen, St. Petersburg, circa 1890, with scratched inventory number 4351
    Rectangular of oval section, reeded with an interlocked curved fan design, the hinged cover with gold-mounted cabochon sapphire thumb-piece, with vesta compartment, pierced and fitted for the tinder cord, marked inside cover and base
    4 in. (10.1 cm.) long


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