20 May 2015
A JEWELED GOLD CIGARETTE CASE
BY FABERGÉ, WITH THE WORKMASTER'S MARK OF EDWARD SCHRAMM, ST. PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1890
Rectangular with rounded corners, spot-hammered overall, the cover applied with a flower spray set with three heart-shaped cabochon rubies and three circular-cut diamonds, the hinged cover with cabochon sapphire push-piece, marked on flange
3¼ in. (8.3 cm.) high
Anonymous sale, Christie's, New York, April 20, 2001, lot 38.
With M.S. Rau Antiques, New Orleans.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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Munich, Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung, Fabergé, 1986, no. 155, illustrated p. 152.
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