Lot 4
  • 4

A Russian varicolor gold and enamel cigarette case, 3rd Artel, St. Petersburg, 1908-1917

Estimate
15,000 - 20,000 USD
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Description

  • gold, enamel
rounded rectangular, the reeded body with bands of opaque white enamel, the hinged lid with sapphire thumbpiece, 56 standard

Catalogue Note

A number of Fabergé's former workmen formed St. Petersburg's 3rd Artel, known for works decorated in guilloché enamel and engine-turned grounds; their work was so fine that they often supplied Fabergé with retail pieces.
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