Faberge Cigarette Cases Smuggled out of Russia in 1917 This collection of Faberge cigarette cases was smuggled out of Russia in pillowcases during the 1917 revolution. The cases belonged to Maria Pavlovna, Grand Duchess Vladimir, and her husband, Grand Duke Vladimire Alexandrovich, brother of Alexander III. The case in the upper left sold for $890,000, more than anticipated.
Light BLUE satin shoes with silver braid, c. The label inside one shoe indicates that these were made in London by Thos. They belonged to Eliza Lucas Pinckney, whose name is synonymous with INDIGO. The Charleston Museum