First Kievan Artel Gold Cigarette Case Fabergé Suppliers, circa 1900

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Decorated with alternating reeded bands and fitted with a cabochon sapphire thumbpiece. Although slightly smaller in size than the average case, it is heavier in weight. The First Kievan Artel produced items for the House of Fabergé in Kiev and was located at the same address.

By the First Kievan Artel, Kiev, circa 1908, stamped with the maker’s mark in Cyrillic, and the kokosnik (Russian headdress) for Kiev, 1908-17.

3 1/8 x 2 3/8 x 7/16 in. (7.9 x 6 x 1.1 cm.). Sold together with a custom suede travel pouch from Italy.

For a similar gold case by Fabergé, see John Traina The Fabergé Case. New York, 1998, p. 126, bottom right.
Details
Of the Period
Russian Empire
Place of Origin
Russia
Date of Manufacture
1908-1917
Period
1910-1919
Metal
14k Gold
Stone
Blue Sapphire
Condition
Excellent
Wear
Wear consistent with age and use
Dealer Location
New York, NY
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
j232150803785463fs
Address
Marie E Betteley, Inc
By Appointment Only
New York NY 10065
US
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(646) 846-4413
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