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An Imperial Presentation gold cigarette case, workmaster Eduard Schramm, St Petersburg, probably for Fabergé,

before 1899

Estimation
7 0009 000
Lot. Vendu 10,000 GBP (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
ACCÉDER AU LOT
684
An Imperial Presentation gold cigarette case, workmaster Eduard Schramm, St Petersburg, probably for Fabergé,

before 1899

Estimation
7 0009 000
Lot. Vendu 10,000 GBP (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
ACCÉDER AU LOT

Details & Cataloguing

An Imperial Presentation gold cigarette case, workmaster Eduard Schramm, St Petersburg, probably for Fabergé,

before 1899

the surface quartered in alternating sections of reeding and samorodok texture, the lid applied with an Imperial crown, cabochon sapphire thumbpiece, the end with vesta compartment, struck with workmaster's initials, 56 standard
width: 9cm, 3 1/2 in.
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Provenance

According to family tradition, this case was sent by HIM Emperor Nicholas II (1868-1918) to HIRH German Crown Prince Wilhelm (1882-1951) on the occasion of the christening of his eldest son, HIRH Prince Wilhelm, 1906.

Thence by descent 

Description

The Emperor was one of ten sponsors of the newborn prince, along with the kings of Great Britain, Norway and Italy, but could not attend the ceremony, held in the Marmorgalerie of the Neuen Palace, Potsdam on 29 August 1906.

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