24 April 2006
A JEWELED, ENAMEL AND TWO-COLOR GOLD CIGARETTE-CASE
BY FABERGÉ WITH THE WORKMASTER'S MARK OF HENRIK WIGSTRÖM, ST. PETERSBURG, 1908-1917, WITH SCRATCHED INVENTORY NUMBER 22529, WITH ENGLISH IMPORT MARKS FOR 1904-1932
Rectangular with alternating bands of yellow and rose colored gold divided by narrrow enamel stripes, with a diamond-set thumbpiece, with original fitted wood case, stamped in the cover in Cyrillic 'Fabergé' with the Imperial Warrant, 'St. Petersburg, Moscow, London', marked inside cover and base
3½ in. (8.9 cm.) wide
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The above cigarette-case was purchased by B. J. Warwick on January 2nd 1913 at the London Faberge branch as indicated in the ledgers kept by the branch. We are grateful to Valentin Skurlov for providing the information above.
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