• 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 438

    A Russian jewelled gold cigarette-case

    MARK OF GABRIEL NIUKKANEN, ST PETERSBURG, 1896-1908

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Russian jewelled gold cigarette-case
    Mark of Gabriel Niukkanen, St Petersburg, 1896-1908
    Rectangular of oval section, of reeded design emanating from the cabochon sapphire-set thumb-piece, the hinged cover applied with gold and rose-diamond Imperial coat of arms, with hinged vesta compartment and tinder cord with fitting, marked inside cover and base, in original fitted leather case, the cover applied with gold Imperial coat-of-arms
    3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm.) long


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