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A JEWELLED PARCEL-GILT SILVER CIGARETTE CASE
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A JEWELLED PARCEL-GILT SILVER CIGARETTE CASE

MARKED FABERGÉ WITH THE IMPERIAL WARRANT, MOSCOW, CIRCA 1890, SCRATCHED INVENTORY NUMBER 11544

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A JEWELLED PARCEL-GILT SILVER CIGARETTE CASE
MARKED FABERGÉ WITH THE IMPERIAL WARRANT, MOSCOW, CIRCA 1890, SCRATCHED INVENTORY NUMBER 11544
Rectangular with rounded corners, the cover repoussé and chased with stylised berry branch in the Japanese taste set with two garnets, the reverse applied with later Cyrillic monogram 'NM', with gold-mounted cabochon sapphire push-piece, interior gilt, marked inside cover and base
3¾ in. (9.7 cm.) wide
4.87 oz. (151.4 gr.) gross
Provenance
Anonymous sale; Christie's, New York, 19 October 2001, lot 72.
Acquired at the above by the present owner.
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