• 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 442

    A Russian jewelled enamelled gold cigarette-case

    MARKED FABERGÉ, WORKMASTER'S MARK OF HENRIK WIGSTRÖM, ST PETERSBURG, 1908-1917, WITH ENGLISH IMPORT MARKS FOR LONDON, 1911

    Price Realised  

    A Russian jewelled enamelled gold cigarette-case
    Marked Fabergé, workmaster's mark of Henrik Wigström, St Petersburg, 1908-1917, with English import marks for London, 1911
    Rectangular, the body enamelled in bands of white between bright-cut borders, the ends enamelled with red, green and white stylized berry and leaf borders, the hinged cover with rose-diamond thumb-piece, marked inside cover and base
    3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm.) long


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    For a similar cigarette case see U. Tillander-Godenhielm, et al. Golden Years of Fabergé, Graulhet, 2000, illustrated p. 48. The design for the case is illustrated on page 49 and 159 (no. 125).

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