28 - 29 October 2009,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 7,500
Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000
A Russian jewelled gold cigarette-case
Marked Faberge, workmaster mark of Michael Perchin, St Petersburg, circa 1890
Rectangular, with rounded corners, the body with reeded sunburst design emanating from the right upper corner, with cabochon ruby push-piece, marked inside cover
3¼ in. (8.3 cm.) long
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Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, New York, 15 December 1999, lot 294.
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