New York, Park Avenue
15 April 1997
A SILVER-GILT GUILLOCHÉ ENAMEL GEMSET SMOKING SET
marked Fabergé in Latin script, workmaster Henrik Wigström, St. Petersburg, 1908-1917, with scratched inventory number 24747
Cylindrical of flattened oval form, overall enamelled with translucent yellow over waved ground, the ends with hinged covers to the match compartment and compartment holding the silver-gilt and similarly enamelled amber cigarette holder, with rose-diamond thumbpieces, marked on base of body and inside two covers, in original velvet and silk-lined wooden box, the cover stamped in Russian 'Fabergé St Petersburg Moscow, London' with Imperial warrant
3 5/8in. (9cm.) long
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M.Y. Ghosn, Objets de Vertu par Fabergé, (Paris, 1996), no.30.
For a similar smoking set see A.K. Snowman, The Art of Fabergé, (London, 1974), p.147.
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