• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 7630

    Russian Works of Art

    24 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 226

    A sapphire and diamond pendant brooch

    BY FABERGÉ, INDISTINCT WORKMASTER'S MARK PROBABLY OF HENRIK WIGSTRÖM, ST. PETERSBURG, 1908-1917

    Price Realised  

    A sapphire and diamond pendant brooch
    by Fabergé, indistinct workmaster's mark probably of Henrik Wigström, St. Petersburg, 1908-1917
    Openwork, with central and pendant sapphires, the symmetrical bell-flower, formed by graduated diamond-set mounts, with detachable diamond-set suspension loop and brooch fittings, marked on pin-guard
    1 7/8 in. (4.7 cm.) high including suspension loop;


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Special Notice

    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.


    Provenance

    Probably Margit Lessner.
    Then by descent to the present owner.
    See note to lot 228.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY