• The Manolo March Collection Fr auction at Christies

    Sale 7817

    The Manolo March Collection From Son Galcerán, Mallorca

    28 - 29 October 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 440

    A RUSSIAN IMPERIAL JEWELLED GOLD AND GUILLOCHE ENAMEL CIGARETTE-CASE

    MARKED FABERGE, WORKMASTER'S MARK OF AUGUST HOLLMING, ST PETERSBURG, 1896-1908

    Price Realised  

    A RUSSIAN IMPERIAL JEWELLED GOLD AND GUILLOCHE ENAMEL CIGARETTE-CASE
    MARKED FABERGE, WORKMASTER'S MARK OF AUGUST HOLLMING, ST PETERSBURG, 1896-1908
    Rectangular with rounded corners, each side enamalled in translucent yellow over a sunburst ground, the front applied with diamond-set Imperial coat-of-arms, the interior engraved with a German inscription, with diamond push-piece, marked inside cover and base
    3¾ in. (9.5 cm.) long
    The inscription reads : From/his majesty/the Emperor of Russia/Reval 7.8.1902. (centre)
    G.Frhr.v.S.B. (lower right)


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