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CIGARETTE CASE

Made by: Fabergé (Firm)

Currently in storage


About this object

The cigarette case is made in a cylinder shape, which opens lengthwise with a cabochon ruby thumb piece. The exterior has been chased in a ribbed pattern with five ribs wider at one end alternating with ribs wider at the opposite. The hinge is concealed. The interior is gilded and has hooks for elastic holders, one of which remains.

Object name:
CIGARETTE CASE
Made from:
Silver -- ruby
Made in:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date made:
1908-1917
Size:
9.1 × 3.3 cm (3 9/16 × 1 5/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.594
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MARK 88 for silver content; kokoshnik facing right (1908-1917); alpha for St. Petersburg; K. Fabergé in Cyrillic [Inside] MARK A. N. for Anders Nevalainen [On both sides] SCRATCH NUMBER 17591 [Inside]
Credit line:
Museum Purchase, 1990