A Fabergé gold cigarette case, workmaster August Holmström, St Petersburg, circa 1895

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Almost square in form, with rounded corners, the case finished with a sapphire cabochon pushpiece, the interior with a later engraved presentation inscription in Russian, '[To the] respected / director of the college / from colleagues / "Parolavalya" / 25-I-1917 / Petrograd', struck with workmaster's initials, 56 standard
width 9cm, 3 5/8 in.