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CIGARETTE BOX

Made by: Fabergé (Firm)

Currently in storage


About this object

The cover has an all-over picture of a battle scene in repoussé. On the foreground is a large cannon and a nurse attending a wounded soldier. In the background is cavalry at the left charging a trench or bastion at the right. The back is plain. There is a repair at the lower left of the cover. The inside only is gilded.

Object name:
CIGARETTE BOX
Made from:
Silver -- gilding
Made in:
Moscow, Russia
Date made:
1914-1917
Size:
1.9 × 10.8 × 8.9 cm (3/4 × 4 1/4 × 3 1/2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.378
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MARK kokoshnik to the right (1908-1917); 84 (silver standard); Fabergé marks; RD in Cyrillic for the silversmith [Interior]
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973