Russian Works of Art, Fabergé & Icons

Russian Works of Art, Fabergé & Icons

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Property from a Private Collector (lots 9, 11-12)

A rare Fabergé two-colour gold cigarette case, workmaster August Hollming, St Petersburg, 1899-1908

Lot Closed

June 9, 01:13 PM GMT

Estimate

12,000 - 18,000 GBP

Lot Details

Description

Property from a Private Collector (lots 9, 11-12)

A rare Fabergé two-colour gold cigarette case, workmaster August Hollming, St Petersburg, 1899-1908


In the style of Japonisme, decorated throughout with tessellating reeded fans in pink and green gold invisibly soldered together, the thumbpiece set with an oval cabochon sapphire, struck twice to the interior with workmaster's initials and Fabergé in Cyrillic, 56 standard, in original fitted Fabergé case

length 9.5cm, 3 3/4 in.

Wartski, London
Acquired from the above location by the present owner
Exhibition catalogue, Wartski, Japonisme: From Falize to Fabergé, London, 2011, pp. 106 & 111, illustrated