A jewelled silver cigarette-case

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BY FABERGÉ, WORKMASTER'S MARK OF AUGUST HÖLMTROM, ST. PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1890, WITH SCRATCHED INVENTORY NUMBER 2096

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A jewelled silver cigarette-case
by Fabergé, workmaster's mark of August Hölmtrom, St. Petersburg, circa 1890, with scratched inventory number 2096
Rectangular of oval section, the body with reeded sunburst design emanating from the cabochon sapphire thumb-piece, a hinged vesta compartment at one end, the cover applied with an enamelled gold badge at one corner, marked inside cover and base
3 in. (2½ cm.) long