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Two Fabergé silver cigarette cases
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 3,750 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
338
Two Fabergé silver cigarette cases
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 3,750 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Two Fabergé silver cigarette cases
the first workmaster Ander Nevalainen, St Petersburg, 1899-1904, gilt polished surfaces, open-ended, the lid inset with a silver coin of Empress Catherine II dated 1784, the interior engraved in German 'On wings of song', struck with workmaster's initials and K.Fabergé in Cyrillic, 88 standard, scratched inventory number 9509; the second Moscow, circa 1895, plain polished surfaces, the lid applied with rose-cut diamond-set green and pink gold Cyrillic initials XV, the inner lid fitted for a photograph, gilt interior, struck K.Fabergé in Cyrillic beneath the Imperial Warrant, 84 standard
Quantity: 2
widths 7.9, 10cm; 3 1/8 , 4in.
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Catalogue Note

The poem "On Wings of Song" (Auf Flügeln des Gesanges) was written by the German Romantic poet Heinrich Heine, first published in 1827, and later set to music by Felix Mendelssohn and Franz Liszt.

Russian Works of Art, Fabergé & Icons

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