• Property from the Collection o auction at Christies

    Sale 7819

    Property from the Collection of HRH The Prince George, Duke of Kent KG, KT, and HRH Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent CI, GCVO and their families

    20 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 194

    A RUSSIAN SILVER CIGARETTE-CASE

    ST. PETERSBURG, LATE 19TH CENTURY, MAKER'S MARK INDISTINCT, PERHAPS PS FOR PAUL SOHLMAN

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A RUSSIAN SILVER CIGARETTE-CASE
    ST. PETERSBURG, LATE 19TH CENTURY, MAKER'S MARK INDISTINCT, PERHAPS PS FOR PAUL SOHLMAN
    Reeded oblong, the compartments for cigarettes and matches each with a hinged cover, engraved inside with an inscription, marked inside and inside each cover
    4 in. (10 cm.) wide
    6 oz. (200 gr.)
    The inscription reads 'In Memory of Dear Old Hua to whom this case was given By His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh'


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    Provenance

    Presented by Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh (1844-1900), fourth son of Queen Victoria (1819-1901).