A SILVER TABLE LIGHTER IN THE FORM OF A SEATED MONKEY

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MARKED FABERGÉ WITH THE IMPERIAL WARRANT, WITH THE WORKMASTER'S MARK OF JULIUS RAPPOPORT, ST PETERSBURG, 1899-1904

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A SILVER TABLE LIGHTER IN THE FORM OF A SEATED MONKEY
MARKED FABERGÉ WITH THE IMPERIAL WARRANT, WITH THE WORKMASTER'S MARK OF JULIUS RAPPOPORT, ST PETERSBURG, 1899-1904
Realistically modelled, gazing at his tail held in his right hand, the surface chased to simulate fur, the head forming the hinged cover, opening to reveal a lighter fluid compartment with gilt interior and cover, the hollow tail providing the outlet for the taper, marked under base
5 in. (12.7 cm.) high
32.6 oz. (923.4 gr.)