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Fine Furniture and Works of Art

by Lyon & Turnbull

January 25, 2017, 11:00 AM GMT

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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Lot 164: FABERGÉ WORKSHOP - A RUSSIAN SILVER, ENAMELLED AND GEM SET PENDANT ICON MOSCOW, CIRCA 1908-1917 overall 98mm high, 68mm wide

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FABERGÉ WORKSHOP - A RUSSIAN SILVER, ENAMELLED AND GEM SET PENDANT ICON MOSCOW, CIRCA 1908-1917 overall 98mm high, 68mm wide
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Description: FABERGÉ WORKSHOP - A RUSSIAN SILVER, ENAMELLED AND GEM SET PENDANT ICON
MOSCOW, CIRCA 1908-1917
the diamond shaped plain silver frame enclosing a central painted circular icon of Christ Pantocrator, against an elliptical opaque antique blue enamel ground enriched with silver filigree scrolls and set with small red gem panels, against a pale wood ground, with similarly decorated hinged suspension link, marked Fabergé with Imperial warrant, Moscow 1908-17, with scratched inventory number 38837
overall 98mm high, 68mm wide

Condition Report: Overall in good condition, enamel work has a matt finish, some minor pitting, gem stones possibly low grade rubies, some minor abrading to edges, painting is in good condition, appears yellow as glass has been replaced with old plastic which has deteriorated over the years giving a yellow colour effect overall. Marks to edge of frame quite clear and distinct - Fabergé incuse mark, male head facing right, 88, and Imperial mark below


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Notes: Provenance: Russian Works of Art from the Collection of The Late Jan Bethge Esq.

Note: The inventory number indicates that this pendant icon was one of the objects confiscated from the Moscow store by the CHEKA in 1919. We are grateful to Tatiana Fabergé and Valentin Skurlov for their assistance with the research on the present lot.

 
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