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An Imperial Presentation jewelled gold cigarette case, Morozov, St Petersburg, 1904-1908
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An Imperial Presentation jewelled gold cigarette case, Morozov, St Petersburg, 1904-1908
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An Imperial Presentation jewelled gold cigarette case, Morozov, St Petersburg, 1904-1908
rounded rectangular, hammered surface, the lid applied with a diamond-set Imperial eagle, cabochon sapphire thumbpiece, further struck with maker's mark IP (Cyrillic), 56 standard, scratched number 7036, in original plush case, the lid applied with an Imperial eagle
width: 11cm, 4 3/8 in.
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Catalogue Note

This as-yet-unidentified maker is known to have been subcontracted to make cigarette cases for the firm of Morozov, which supplied the Imperial Cabinet. For cases marked with both this maker's mark and the Morozov retailer's mark, see Christie's Geneva, 27 April 1977, lot 374, and Christie's Geneva, 13 November 1990, lot 376.  See also the following lot.

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