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A GEM-SET TWO-COLOUR GOLD VESTA CASE AND A GOLD PENCIL HOLDER
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A GEM-SET TWO-COLOUR GOLD VESTA CASE AND A GOLD PENCIL HOLDER

THE VESTA CASE, MARKED FABERGÉ, WITH THE WORKMASTER'S MARK OF AUGUST HOLLMING; THE PENCIL HOLDER, MARK OF ALEXANDER TILLANDER, BOTH ST PETERSBURG, 1899-1904

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A GEM-SET TWO-COLOUR GOLD VESTA CASE AND A GOLD PENCIL HOLDER
THE VESTA CASE, MARKED FABERGÉ, WITH THE WORKMASTER'S MARK OF AUGUST HOLLMING; THE PENCIL HOLDER, MARK OF ALEXANDER TILLANDER, BOTH ST PETERSBURG, 1899-1904
The vesta case, with reeded sunburst body applied with an Imperial double-headed eagle and ruby cabochon push-piece, marked inside cover and base; the pencil holder, with a garnet cabochon slide-piece, inscribed in Russian ‘From comrades / 24 XI 1903 / EB’, marked throughout
3 1/8 in. (8 cm.) long and smaller
Sale Room Notice
It has been suggested that the pencil holder is by Antti Taivainen rather than Alexander Tillander as stated in the catalogue.

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