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Lot 494: A FABERGÉ GEM-SET GOLD, SILVER AND GUILLOCHÉ ENAMEL BROOCH, WORKMASTER ALFRED THIELEMANN, ST. PETERSBURG, 1908-1917 |

Collections: Silver, Vertu, Ceramics, and Russian Works of Art

by Sotheby's

October 19, 2016

New York, NY, USA

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  • A FABERGÉ GEM-SET GOLD, SILVER AND GUILLOCHÉ ENAMEL BROOCH, WORKMASTER ALFRED THIELEMANN, ST. PETERSBURG, 1908-1917 |
  • A FABERGÉ GEM-SET GOLD, SILVER AND GUILLOCHÉ ENAMEL BROOCH, WORKMASTER ALFRED THIELEMANN, ST. PETERSBURG, 1908-1917 |
  • A FABERGÉ GEM-SET GOLD, SILVER AND GUILLOCHÉ ENAMEL BROOCH, WORKMASTER ALFRED THIELEMANN, ST. PETERSBURG, 1908-1917 |
  • A FABERGÉ GEM-SET GOLD, SILVER AND GUILLOCHÉ ENAMEL BROOCH, WORKMASTER ALFRED THIELEMANN, ST. PETERSBURG, 1908-1917 |
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Description: shaped oval, enameled transparent oyster over a wavy engine-turned ground, centered with a sapphire blossom with diamond-set leaves, 56 standard, contained in original fitted holly wood case stamped in Cyrillic Fabergé (with Imperial warrant) Moskva, Petrograd, Odessa

Condition Report: overall good condition, small areas of loss to enamel at far right, the collet setting at center of brooch slightly scratched, possibly having held a gem stone, scratches and occasional losses to finish on box
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Provenance: Ex coll. Lansdell K. Christie (1903-1965)

Dimensions: width 1 3/4 in.

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