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A Fabergé silver cigarette case, workmaster Michael Perchin, St Petersburg, circa 1900

VAT reduced rate

Estimate:

3,000

to
- 5,000 GBP

Property from a Private Collection, USA (49, 58-59, 68 and 71)

A Fabergé silver cigarette case, workmaster Michael Perchin, St Petersburg, circa 1900

A Fabergé silver cigarette case, workmaster Michael Perchin, St Petersburg, circa 1900

Estimate:

3,000

to
- 5,000 GBP

Lot sold:

3,780

GBP

Property from a Private Collection, USA (49, 58-59, 68 and 71)

A Fabergé silver cigarette case, workmaster Michael Perchin, St Petersburg, circa 1900


Rectangular, with a hinged vesta compartment enclosing a strike plate and an opening for a tinder cord fitted with a gold chain, the hinged cover applied with a gold thumbpiece and bearing an inscription in Cyrillic 'Nina / 7 June 1901', commemorating the birthday of Princess Nina Georgievna at the New Mikhailovsky Palace, the interior inscribed in French and Cyrillic Borzhom 14 September 1901 / from Tipi 1922 / London, struck twice to interior with maker's initials, Fabergé in Cyrillic, 88 standard

length 10.3cm, 4 1/8 in.

In overall good condition. Minor scratches consistent with age and use. Some residual sticker glue to the base of the case - this would benefit from being cleaned.


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Grand Duke George Mikhailovich (1863-1919) and Grand Duchess Marie Georgievna (1876-1940)
Princess Nina Georgievna Chavchavadze (1901-1974)
Prince David Pavlovich Chavchavadze (1924-2014), and thence by descent to the previous owner
Doyle, New York, 31 January 2018, lot 108