Russia, St. Petersburg
Fabergé firm, Henrik Wigström workshop
Nephrite, gold, diamonds; polishing, enamel over carving
8.4 x 5.4. x 2.0 cm
Marks: "ФАБЕРЖЕ"; "H.W."; identification mark and tee of St. Petersburg District Assay office 1899-1908 with alloy mark "56"
Nephrite cigarette case, oblong, with rounded sides and a hinged lid. A gold-lined and red-enamelled girdle in the form of the stylized fasces with interlaced ribbons decorated with rose-cut diamonds frames the lid edge. The cigarette case is made in the Neoclassicism style.