• 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 441

    A Russian jewelled gold and guilloché enamel cigarette-case

    MARKED BRITSYN, ST PETERSBURG, 1908-1917

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Russian jewelled gold and guilloché enamel cigarette-case
    Marked Britsyn, St Petersburg, 1908-1917
    Rectangular, the body enamelled in translucent oyster white over a waved ground, the hinged cover applied with a gold, enamelled and diamond-set Imperial eagle, the ends with white and blue champlevé enamel bands with dot and dash decoration, with rose-diamond thumb-piece, marked inside cover and base
    3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm.) long


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