Russian Works of Art, Fabergé and Icons

Russian Works of Art, Fabergé and Icons

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A Fabergé gold cigarette case, workmaster Henrik Wigström, St Petersburg, 1908-1917

Auction Closed

December 2, 04:59 PM GMT

Estimate

6,000 - 8,000 GBP

Lot Details

Description

A Fabergé gold cigarette case, workmaster Henrik Wigström, St Petersburg, 1908-1917


the surfaces with banded reeding, rose-cut diamond-set thumbpiece, struck Fabergé in Cyrillic and with workmaster's initials, with scratched inventory number 26539

length 8.5cm, 3 1/3in.

Included in the list of objects received from Fabergé at the Swiss Embassy in Petrograd, 21 December 2017 as costing 1678 roubles. 
Items from the list of Fabergé objects recorded at the Swiss Embassy are exceptionally rare, this is one of approximately three that have been identified.