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    Sale 1989

    Russian Art

    18 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 293

    A Jeweled and Guilloché Enameled Tortoiseshell Hair Clip

    BY FABERGÉ, APPARENTLY UNMARKED, CIRCA 1903

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    A Jeweled and Guilloché Enameled Tortoiseshell Hair Clip
    By Fabergé, apparently unmarked, circa 1903
    Rectangular, the border mounted at intervals with diamond-set flowerheads issuing leaves enameled in translucent green over a guilloché ground, in original silk lined wood case stamped 'Fabergé St. Petersburg, Moscow, London', apparently unmarked
    3 in. (7.6 cm.) long


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