• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 2162

    Russian Art

    24 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 190

    A Silver and En Plein Enamel Cigarette Case

    MARKED K. FABERGÉ WITH THE IMPERIAL WARRANT, MOSCOW, 1896-1908, SCRATCHED INVENTORY NUMBER 17416, WITH FRENCH IMPORT MARK

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Silver and En Plein Enamel Cigarette Case
    Marked K. Fabergé with the Imperial warrant, Moscow, 1896-1908, scratched inventory number 17416, with French import mark
    Rectangular with rounded corners, the hinged cover chased with stylized scrolls, the upper section with a pictorial en plein enamel plaque depicting a traveler on a road approaching a town in the distance, with a gold-mounted sapphire push-piece, gilt interior, in a silk and velvet lined wood case stamped, 'Hammer New York Palm Beach', marked inside cover and base
    3 3/8 in. (8.5 cm.) long


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Contact the department

    Provenance

    Hammer Galleries