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692
Grand Duke George Alexandrovich: An Imperial Presentation silver-gilt cigarette case with enamelled gold mounts, A. Tillander, St Petersburg, circa 1892
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 2,500 GBP
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692
Grand Duke George Alexandrovich: An Imperial Presentation silver-gilt cigarette case with enamelled gold mounts, A. Tillander, St Petersburg, circa 1892
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 2,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Grand Duke George Alexandrovich: An Imperial Presentation silver-gilt cigarette case with enamelled gold mounts, A. Tillander, St Petersburg, circa 1892
the surface cast with sunburst reeding, the lid applied with crowned Cyrillic initials AG in opaque blue and white enamel, the end with vesta compartment, the interior of the lid inscribed in Russian: 'To Ivan Klemetievich/ in fond memories from Georgi/ Abbas Tuman. 25 Dec 1892', 84 standard
width: 10.3cm, 4in.
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Catalogue Note

Grand Duke George Alexandrovich (1871-1899) spent much time during his last years resting at the Georgian spa town of Abastumani following the onset of his illnesses in 1890.

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