A Fabergé silver and glass canister, workmaster Julius Rappoport, St Petersburg, 1899-1903

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Cylindrical, the lower sides cast with scales and inset with five silver 1-rouble coins of Peter I (dated 1723), Anna Ioannovna (1736), Elizabeth (1751), Peter III (1762) and Catherine II (1776), gadrooned foot rim, gilt interior, the reeded pointed dome cover with fir cone finial, associated glass insert, struck with workmaster's initials and K.Fabergé in Cyrillic beneath the Imperial Warrant, 88 standard, scratched inventory numbers 7127 (lid and base) and 6810 (lid) height 15cm, 6in.