Compulsory auction - Please note the special bidding terms of the FCA.
Lot 3895 - S16 Fabergé & Objets de Vertu Compulsory auction -
MOTHER-OF-PEARL AND GOLD CIGARETTE CASE, BY FABERGÉ, St. Petersburg, ca. 1890.
Mother-of-pearl objects are rare in Fabergé's production. The closest comparable for this object is the upright cigarette case, also by Perchin, illustrated in: G. von Habsburg, Fabergé: Hofjuwelier der Zaren, 1986, no. 275, p. 180.
- Inheritance Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna.
- Sotheby's London, 30 November 2009, lot 94.
- Private property Switzerland, acquired at the above auction.
Minimum hammer price
CHF 150 500 (€ 132 020)