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    Sale 7772

    Russian Art

    1 - 2 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 17

    A Gold-Mounted Aventurine Quartz Beaker

    MARKED FABERGÉ, WITH THE WORKMASTER'S MARK OF MICHAEL PERCHIN, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1890, SCRATCHED INVENTORY NUMBER 47698

    Price Realised  

    A Gold-Mounted Aventurine Quartz Beaker
    Marked Fabergé, with the workmaster's mark of Michael Perchin, St Petersburg, circa 1890, scratched inventory number 47698
    The tapering cylindrical hardstone cup mounted on a spreading circular foot, mounted à cage with cast and chased scrolls and trellis pattern, marked under base
    2½ in. (6.3 cm.) high


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    The present beaker is comparable with a Rococo style gold-mounted bowenite beaker by Michael Perchin illustrated in G. von Hapsburg, M. Lopato, Fabergé: Imperial Jeweler, London, 1993, p. 357, No. 251.

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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the mounts are gold and not silver-gilt as mentioned in the catalogue.