• Russian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2308

    Russian Art

    23 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 72

    A Carved Marble Model of a Rabbit

    BY FABERGÉ, CIRCA 1900

    Price Realised  

    A Carved Marble Model of a Rabbit
    By Fabergé, circa 1900
    Humoristically carved, sitting upright on its haunches, with rose-cut ruby eyes, apparently unmarked
    1 5/8 in. (4.1 cm.) high


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    For a comparable model of a rabbit by Fabergé in the Royal Collection, see C. de Guitaut, Fabergé in the Royal Collection, p. 75, No. 60, illustrated.

    Provenance

    Wartski, London.
    Purchased from the above by the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property of a Massachusetts Collector