• 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 431

    A Russian jewelled gold cigarette-case

    MARK OF GABRIEL NIUKKANEN, ST PETERSBURG, 1896-1908

    Price Realised  

    A Russian jewelled gold cigarette-case
    Mark of Gabriel Niukkanen, St Petersburg, 1896-1908
    Rectangular of oval section, the body with sunburst reeding emanating from the cabochon sapphire-set thumb-piece, with vesta compartment, marked inside cover and base
    3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm.) long


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    Gabriel Niukkanen worked as an independent goldsmith in St Petersburg between 1898 and 1912, providing pieces for Fabergé on occasion. He later worked for Fabergé in Odessa.

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