Lot 290. THREE JEWELLED AND ENAMEL PARCEL-GILT SILVER CIGARETTE CASES

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Auction date:21.07.2020   17:00 UTC +02:00
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Lot 290 | THREE JEWELLED AND ENAMEL PARCEL-GILT SILVER CIGARETTE CASES
One, rectangular, the silver body enamelled in black, the hinged cover set with the rose-cut diamond-set crowned monogram 'ES', with a diamond-set thumbpiece, interior gilt, marked Fabergé, St Petersburg, 1908-1917; the other, of curved rectangular form, the silver body reeded throughout, the hinged cover applied with a gold cat and crowned monogram 'SB', with vesta case and tinder cord, marked Fabergé, workmaster's mark of August Hollming, St Petersburg, 1908-1917; the other, in the shape of an enamelled silver-gilt shoulder board, one side depicting colonel rank, the other side a navy rank, each side set with an Imperial double-headed eagle, the interior enamelled with a Russian flag and the flag of the St Andrew's cross, with French inscription 'A Madame Barraud / l'Union des Anc. Militaires / de l'Armée et de la Marine / Impériales Russes / en témoignage de sa reconnaissance Bal du Nouvel An Russe / Shanghai 1939', apparently unmarked
The reeded cigarette case, 41/8 in. (10.6 cm.) long, excluding tinder cord, and smaller

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Preview01.07.2020 - 21.07.2020
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