A Fabergé jewelled gold and hardstone card case, workmaster Michael Perchin, St Petersburg, 1896-1903
carved from rock crystal, the rim mount set with rose-cut diamonds and circular-cut rubies, struck with workmaster's
initials, Fabergé in Cyrillic, 72 standard, scratched inventory number 57739 or 57729; in original fitted wooden case
height 9cm, 3½in.
In excellent condition; with only minor surface wear and scratches consistent with age.
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