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A SILVER-GILT CLOISONNÉ AND EN PLEIN ENAMEL CIGARETTE CASE
A SILVER-GILT CLOISONNÉ AND EN PLEIN ENAMEL CIGARETTE CASE
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A SILVER-GILT CLOISONNÉ AND EN PLEIN ENAMEL CIGARETTE CASE

MARKED K. FABERGÉ WITH IMPERIAL WARRANT, PROBABLY BY FEODOR RÜCKERT, MOSCOW, 1908-1917, SCRATCHED INVENTORY NUMBER 31853

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A SILVER-GILT CLOISONNÉ AND EN PLEIN ENAMEL CIGARETTE CASE
MARKED K. FABERGÉ WITH IMPERIAL WARRANT, PROBABLY BY FEODOR RÜCKERT, MOSCOW, 1908-1917, SCRATCHED INVENTORY NUMBER 31853
Rectangular with rounded corners, enamelled throughout with a geometric pattern in green and brown on blue ground, the cover en plein enamelled with an image of a young couple after Sergey Solomko, with a cabochon green hardstone push-piece, marked inside cover and base
4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm.) wide
Provenance
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 18 July 1988, lot 296.
Acquired at the above sale by the late owner.

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Lot Essay


A fine example of enamel work of the period, this box is most probably by Feodor Rückert, who worked for the Fabergé firm. The en plein plaque is after a painting by Sergei Solomko (1867-1938), a well-known watercolourist and illustrator.

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