A Fabergé gold-mounted gilded silver and guilloché enamel cigarette case, workmaster Michael Perchin, Saint Petersburg, circa 1899-1903, with later scratched inventory number Z239. Rounded rectangular, enameled in translucent apple green over a sunburst engine-turned ground, the sides defined with separate wavy grounds, finished with a cabochon moonstone thumbpiece. Dimensions: 3 1/2 in. x 2 3/8 in. (8.9 x 5.9 cm).
Ex. Coll. Delores D. DiPaola, Director of Exchange with the American Scandinavian Foundation and a former administrator with the Institute of International Education.
Fabergé: A Loan Exhibition for the benefit of Cooper-Hewitt Museum (NY: A La Vieille Russie, 1983), no. 183, p. 71.
“Fabergé: A Loan Exhibition for the benefit of Cooper-Hewitt Museum,” New York, A La Vieille Russie, no. 183.
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