Cigarette Case

(Russian, 1842–1918)
(Finnish, 1854–after 1915)
Overall: 10.2 cm (4 in.)
Location: 211 Fabergé
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The cigarette case also includes a compartment for a match striker.


Fabergé offered variations of a cigarette case model such as this example, using different materials, surface treatments, and ornamentation. Accommodating individual clients’ wishes, the firm would also add a family insignia or additional decoration. The finely ridged surface demonstrates the superb handling of the precious metal by August Hollming, a Finnish master who worked for Fabergé in Saint Petersburg.
Cigarette Case

Cigarette Case


House of Fabergé, August Hollming

(Russian, 1842–1918), (Finnish, 1854–after 1915)

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