Lot 562
  • 562

An Imperial Presentation gold and enamel cigarette case, Hahn, St Petersburg, workmaster: Alexander Treiden, circa 1892

Estimate
5,000 - 7,000 GBP
Sold
17,500 GBP
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Description

rounded rectangular with vesta compartment, the ribbed surface applied with the crowned cipher of Grand Duke Georgy Mikhailovich in red and green enamel, the reverse with enamelled inscription in Cyrillic: To the [officer] of the Apsheron regiment in appreciation of your History of the Regiment / From Commander of the Regiment; the interior further inscribed in Cyrillic: To Leonid Antonovich Boguslavsky / From Georgy / 1892; 56 standard

Provenance

Sotheby's London, 18 March 1968, lot 68
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