• Russian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2308

    Russian Art

    23 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 86

    A Jeweled Gold-Mounted Nephrite Egg Pendant

    BY FABERGÉ, WITH INDISTINCT WORKMASTER'S INITIALS, PROBABLY FOR MICHAEL PERCHIN, ST. PETERSBURG, 1896-1903

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Jeweled Gold-Mounted Nephrite Egg Pendant
    By Fabergé, with indistinct workmaster's initials, probably for Michael Perchin, St. Petersburg, 1896-1903
    Ovoid, the hardstone body applied with a gold leaf and a flower set with two cabochon rubies and rose-cut diamonds, with gold suspension loop, marked on suspension loop
    1/2 in. (1.3 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Lord Ivar Mountbatten.
    The Property of an American Private Collector, Christie's, New York, October 20, 1997, lot 82.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.