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    Sale 2162

    Russian Art

    24 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 243

    A Diamond-Set Tourmaline Pendant Brooch

    MARKED FABERGÉ, TOWN MARK INDISTINCT, PROBABLY MOSCOW, 1896-1908, SCRATCHED INVENTORY NUMBER APPARENTLY 2843

    Price Realised  

    A Diamond-Set Tourmaline Pendant Brooch
    Marked Fabergé, town mark indistinct, probably Moscow, 1896-1908, scratched inventory number apparently 2843
    Fitted to be worn as a brooch, the faceted tourmaline with a diamond-set foliate surround, suspending a faceted pink paste tear-drop within a diamond-set foliate surround surmounted by a tied ribbon, above a pink paste tear-drop, fully marked
    3 in. (7.6 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Sotheby's, New York, June 19, 1991, lot 136.