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Lot 72: A Fabergé gold and cornelian revolving seal

Est: £3,000 GBP - £5,000 GBPSold:
Lyon & TurnbullNovember 23, 2008London, United Kingdom

Item Overview

Description

A Fabergé gold and cornelian revolving seal
Workmaster Erik Kollin, St. Petersburg, circa 1900, inventory number 50037
the tapering horseshoe shaped gold mount in Scythian style with ribbed terminals, the swivelling matrix engraved on one side with an elaborate Russian armorial, the other with an open padlock and the date 20 March 1895, with workmaster's initials and scratched inventory number
6cm wide
Provenance:
Christie's New York, Important Silver, Objects of Vertu and Russian Works of Art, 16th April 1999, lot 128
Exhibited:
Munich, Kunsthalle der Kulturstiftung, Fabergé Hofjuwelier der Zaren, 1986, No.98 Published: Géza von Habsburg, Fabergé, Geneva, 1987, No.98, p.140

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Notes

Provenance:
Christie''s New York, Important Silver, Objects of Vertu and Russian Works of Art, 16th April 1999, lot 128

Exhibited:
Munich, Kunsthalle der Kulturstiftung, Fabergé Hofjuwelier der Zaren, 1986, No.98

Published:
Géza von Habsburg, Fabergé, Geneva, 1987, No.98, p.140

Auction Details

The Chen Collection

by
Lyon & Turnbull
November 23, 2008, 03:00 PM GMT

The Caledonian Club 9a Halkin Street, London, LDN, SX1X 7DR, UK