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    Sale 7461

    Russian Works of Art Including The Rothschild Fabergé Egg

    28 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 52

    A jewelled silver-gilt and guilloché enamel cigarette-case

    MARKED FABERGÉ, WORKMASTER'S MARK OF AUGUST HOLLMING, ST. PETERSBURG, 1908-1917

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A jewelled silver-gilt and guilloché enamel cigarette-case
    marked Fabergé, workmaster's mark of August Hollming, St. Petersburg, 1908-1917
    Oblong with rounded corners, each side enamelled in translucent purple over a sunburst ground within waved borders, the centre of the cover applied with a diamond-set Imperial double-headed eagle on translucent oyster enamel over radiating ground, within a chased and engraved laurel lozenge, with diamond push-piece, marked inside cover and base
    3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm.) long


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    Please note the maker of this lot is August Hollming and not as printed in the catalogue.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN COLLECTOR