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    Sale 1350

    Magnificent Jewels

    15 November 2007, Geneva

  • Lot 257

    AN ANTIQUE INTAGLIO, GOLD AND DIAMOND ETUI A CIRE, BY FABERGÉ

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    AN ANTIQUE INTAGLIO, GOLD AND DIAMOND ETUI A CIRE, BY FABERGÉ
    The rectangular gold case, designed to hold a stick of wax, of reeded design and terminating at each end with a turquoise or carnelian intaglio and with rose-cut diamond detail, circa 1895, 7.4 cm long, with St. Petersburg assay mark for 14k gold (pre 1896)
    By Fabergé, with workmaster's mark T.R. (Cyrillic) for Theodor Ringe


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    Philip Theodor Ringe had his own workshop from 1893 and specialised in gold, silver and enamelled objects and cases in particular.