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    Sale 7772

    Russian Art

    1 - 2 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 14

    A Gold-Mounted Guilloché Enamel Pencil-Holder with a Miniature Egg Pendant

    THE EGG BY FABERGÉ, WITH THE WORKMASTER'S MARK OF FEODOR AFANASSIEV, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1910, THE PENCIL-HOLDER WITH INDISTINCT CYRILLIC MAKER'S MARK 'I?', ST PETERSBURG, 1908-1917

    Price Realised  

    A Gold-Mounted Guilloché Enamel Pencil-Holder with a Miniature Egg Pendant
    The egg by Fabergé, with the workmaster's mark of Feodor Afanassiev, St Petersburg, circa 1910, the pencil-holder with indistinct Cyrillic maker's mark 'I?', St Petersburg, 1908-1917
    The flattened rectangular case enamelled in translucent pale blue over a wavy guilloché ground, suspending a gold-mounted miniature egg pendant enamelled in translucent pale blue over guilloché ground, marked on loops, the pencil-holder marked on gold mount
    3 3/8 in. (8.5 cm.) long (together)


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    Provenance

    Acquired by the present owner circa 1950.