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The Arts of Asia
£725
Russian Imperial Karelian birchwood stamp box. Of typical form and bearing finely chased gilded copper double-headed eagle. Date: before 1918. Appears to be unmarked. 79mm long.

These boxes were manufactured by various makers and were given by the Court as presents. Birchwood cigarette cases by Faberge are well-known and a selection is published in Traina 'The Faberge Case' pp. 128-132...