• Russian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2308

    Russian Art

    23 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 71

    A Gold-Mounted Carved Obsidian Model of a Crow

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

    Price Realised  

    A Gold-Mounted Carved Obsidian Model of a Crow
    By Fabergé, with the workmaster's mark of Henrik Wigström, St. Petersburg, 1908-1917
    Realistically modeled, with diamond-set eyes and chased and engraved gold feet, lacking beak, marked on feet
    1 5/8 in. (4.1 cm.) high


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    For another model of a hardstone crow by Fabergé, with the workmaster's mark of Henrik Wigström, in the Royal Collection, see C. de Guitaut, Fabergé in the Royal Collection, p. 63, No. 32, illustrated.

    Pre-Lot Text

    Property of a Massachusetts Collector