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Lot 0266
An extremely rare original cigarette case, a gift from the Tsar Nicholas II (HIM), made by the jewelry shop of Gabriel ZacharowiczNew.kkanen (Gabriel ZachariassonNew.kkanen), the owner of the Faberge jeweler workshop, 56 proof gold, diamonds, sapphire. The total weight of the cigarette case is 6.39 Oz., 181.3 Gr.
Condition: Excellent.
Footnote: For years the main customer of Faberge was the Cabinet HIM. Through the Cabinet of HIM the stock of gifts was replenished. The selection of gifts would be comprised of items of different subjects, techniques and prices. This “jewelry stream” was divided into several parts (areas). One of these areas was gift items, a significant fund which was constantly available at the Cabinet. Gift items "from the Tsar" were given to dignitaries for anniversaries and for Christmas.

Dimentions: 4 1/8 in., 10.5 cm., 3 1/4 in., 8 cm.

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Auction ended on Sat, Mar 24, 2018
Estimate $12,500 - $15,000
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