An Imperial presentation silver and enamel cigarette caseFabergé, workmaster August Hollming, St. Petersburg, 1899-1908

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Lot 205
An Imperial presentation silver and enamel cigarette case
Fabergé, workmaster August Hollming, St. Petersburg, 1899-1908

£ 20,000 - 30,000
US$ 26,000 - 39,000
An Imperial presentation silver and enamel cigarette case
Fabergé, workmaster August Hollming, St. Petersburg, 1899-1908
shaped rectangular with rounded corners, the sunburst guilloché pattern below translucent red enamel emanating from applied 'P' set with single-cut diamonds, the hinged gilt interior revealed using diamond-set pushpiece; in fitted red leather presentation case, 88 standard
height: 8.3cm (3in).

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    The cigarette case was presented by Nicholas II to Don Jose Pulido after awarding him the Cross of St. Anne. The Spanish Aide to the Infant Don Fernando of Spain visited Russia in June 1908. Copies of supporting documentation are sold with the proposed lot
    Thence by descent
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