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Lot 221: A FABERGÉ SILVER, TRANSLUCENT ENAMEL AND WOOD DESK CALENDAR, WORKMASTER KARL GUSTAV HJALMAR ARMFELT, ST. PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1910

Est: $6,000 USD - $8,000 USD
Sotheby'sApril 21, 2010New York, NY, US

Item Overview

Description

A FABERGÉ SILVER, TRANSLUCENT ENAMEL AND WOOD DESK CALENDAR, WORKMASTER KARL GUSTAV HJALMAR ARMFELT, ST. PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1910 of shield shape, with applied silver plaque and calendar holder enameled translucent oyster and opaque white over an engine turned ground, with claw hooks for securing pages and with wood strut marked with workmaster's initials, Fabergé in Cyrillic, and with 88 standard height 7 1/2 in. 19 cm Workmaster Karl Gustav Hjalmar Armfelt, St. Petersburg

Literature

For a similar notepad holder from the Anders Nevalainen workshop, see Géza von Habsburg, et al, Fabergé: Imperial Craftsman and His World, London, 2000, p. 265, no. 668.

Auction Details

Russian Art

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Sotheby's
April 21, 2010, 10:00 AM EST

1334 York Avenue, New York, NY, 10021, US