AN IMPERIAL PRESENTATION CIGARETTE CASE BY FABERGÉ, WORKMASTER'S MARK OF AUGUST HOLMSTRÖM, ST PETERSBURG, 1899-1904 Rectangular with rounded corners, the body enamelled in translucent green over a sunburst guilloché ground, the upper left corner of the hinged cover applied with a diamond-set Imperial double-headed eagle, with rose-cut diamond push-piece. Provenance: By family tradition, presented by Emperor Nicholas II to Captain John Nicholas, Superintendent at the Royal Mews, London.
Fabergé Elephant Automaton 1892,This automaton was made as the 'surprise' for the Diamond Trellis Egg, made by Carl Fabergé for Tsar Alexander III. The Tsar presented the egg to his wife Tsarina Marie Feodorovna for Easter 1892. The egg originally had a silver stand (now missing) and was fitted with a lining to hold an ivory elephant automaton and key.
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A FABERGÉ JEWELLED ENAMEL BOX, MOSCOW, 1899-1908 oval, the surface enamelled in translucent lemon yellow over wavy engine-turning, the lid centred with a rose-cut diamond within dendritic tendrils, bound with chased two-colour gold laurel bands and painted leaf and berry borders, diamond-set thumbpiece, gilt interior, with K Fabergé in Cyrillic beneath the Imperial Warrant and Cyrillic initials KF, 84 standard
Czarina Alexandra Fyodorovna. The surprise is a jewelled and enamelled miniature frame painted with the profiles in camaieu brun of the five Imperial children on an opalescent pink enamel ground surrounded by green enamel husk and pearls, surmounted by an Imperial crown set with rose diamonds..
Pansy Egg. The miniatures portray, first row: Tsarevich George Alexandrovich, brother of the Tsar. Alexander Michailovich, husband of the Tsar's sister. Second row: Tsar Nicholas II. Princess Irina. Third row: Olga Nicolaievna, the first daughter. Tatiana Nicolaievna, second daughter. Michael Alexandrovich, brother of the Tsar. Fourth row: The Tsarina Alexandra. Prince Andrew Alexandrovich. Fifth row: Olga Alexandrovna, sister of the Tsar. Xenia Alexandrovna, also sister of the Tsar.