IMPERIAL RUSSIAN INTEREST: A WHITE MARBLE AND LAPIS LAZULI SILVER-MOUNTED CIGARETTE BOX
IMPERIAL RUSSIAN INTEREST: A WHITE MARBLE AND LAPIS LAZULI SILVER-MOUNTED CIGARETTE BOX

MARK OF GEORGE BETJEMANN & SONS, LONDON, 1913

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IMPERIAL RUSSIAN INTEREST: A WHITE MARBLE AND LAPIS LAZULI SILVER-MOUNTED CIGARETTE BOX
MARK OF GEORGE BETJEMANN & SONS, LONDON, 1913
The white marble body set with lapis lazuli veneers, the hinged cover with diagonal silver section applied with a Russian Imperial crown above the initial E, probably for Princess Catherine (Ekaterina) Yurievskaya (1878-1959), youngest child of Alexander II of Russia
5¾ in. (14.6 cm.) wide

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Princess Catherine moved to Hayling Island, Hampshire in 1932 where she was supported with an allowance from Queen Mary until Mary's death in 1953 when Catherine was left almost penniless and started selling off her possessions. She lived in Hayling Island until her death in 1959.
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