• 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 434

    A Russian jewelled gold-mounted karelian birch-wood cigar-case

    RUSSIA, CIRCA 1900

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Russian jewelled gold-mounted karelian birch-wood cigar-case
    Russia, circa 1900
    Rectangular, with rounded corners, the cover applied with the entwined monogram Cyrillic PP under a coronet and further embellished with a sapphire-set Imperial double-headed eagle, rose-diamond thumb-piece, the interior with four compartments, apparently unmarked
    5 in. (13 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale, Sotheby's New York, 11 June 1998, lot 698.