A jewelled gold-mounted gun-metal cigarette-case

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INDISTINCT CYRILLIC MARK VF, ST. PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1890, WITH SCRATCHED INVENTORY NUMBER 36492, PROBABLY RETAILED BY FABERGÉ

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A jewelled gold-mounted gun-metal cigarette-case
indistinct Cyrillic mark VF, St. Petersburg, circa 1890, with scratched inventory number 36492, probably retailed by Fabergé
Rectangular with rounded corners, the gilt-lined gun-metal body reeded overall, with plain gold mount and cabochon ruby push-piece, marked on flange
3 3/8 in. (8.7 cm.) long