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A  RUSSIAN SILVER CIGARETTE CASE
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A RUSSIAN SILVER CIGARETTE CASE

ASSAY MASTER'S MARK OF ALEXANDER SMIRNOV, MOSCOW, 1894, ALSO BEARING SPURIOUS FABERGÉ MARK

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A RUSSIAN SILVER CIGARETTE CASE
ASSAY MASTER'S MARK OF ALEXANDER SMIRNOV, MOSCOW, 1894, ALSO BEARING SPURIOUS FABERGÉ MARK
Chased with twigs with one leaf to front and back, cabochon-set gems to front, back and thumbpiece, gilt interior, cover inscribed Mimi, 1897, in plum velvet fitted case
3 in. long (7.5 cm.)
3 oz. (93 gm.)
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