A diamond-set and gold-mounted enamelled nephrite cigarette case

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Lot 204*
A diamond-set and gold-mounted enamelled nephrite cigarette case

Sold for £ 15,000 (US$ 19,589) inc. premium
A diamond-set and gold-mounted enamelled nephrite cigarette case
Fabergé, workmaster Henrik Wigström, St. Petersburg, 1899-1908, with scratched inventory number 11863
curved sections shaped rectangular with rounded corners, the conforming band of red guilloche enamel highlighted by rose-cut diamond set ribbons at intervals, further old brilliant cut diamond to pushpiece; with felt lined slipcover, 56 standard
length: 9.3cm (3.5in).

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    Christie's, 18th April 1996, lot 241
    Private collection, Europe

Saleroom notices

  • Please note additional information for this lot: According to the Faberge sales ledgers, the item was bought in the London branch by A Voneviller Esq for ₤35, probably in 1907. Our thanks to William Lowes for looking into the inventory numbers and bringing this provenance to our attention.
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A diamond-set and gold-mounted enamelled nephrite cigarette case
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