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    Sale 7598

    Russian Art

    11 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 446

    A small jewelled gold cigarette-case

    BY FABERGÉ, WORKMASTER'S MARK OF GABRIEL NIUKANNEN, ST. PETERSBURG, 1908-1917, WITH SCRATCHED INVENTORY NUMBER 37401, AND LATER INDISTINCT CONTROL MARKS

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A small jewelled gold cigarette-case
    by Fabergé, workmaster's mark of Gabriel Niukannen, St. Petersburg, 1908-1917, with scratched inventory number 37401, and later indistinct control marks
    Rectangular with rounded corners, the cover applied with a rose-diamond initial A at one corner, with cabochon sapphire push-piece, marked inside cover and base
    3½ in. (9 cm.) long


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