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    Sale 7772

    Russian Art

    1 - 2 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 8

    A Jewelled Two-Colour Gold-Mounted Guilloché Enamel Scent Bottle

    MARKED FABERGÉ, WITH THE WORKMASTER'S MARK OF HENRIK WIGSTRÖM, ST PETERSBURG, APPARENTLY NO DATE MARK, SCRATCHED INVENTORY NUMBER 25362

    Price Realised  

    A Jewelled Two-Colour Gold-Mounted Guilloché Enamel Scent Bottle
    Marked Fabergé, with the workmaster's mark of Henrik Wigström, St Petersburg, apparently no date mark, scratched inventory number 25362
    Rectangular, the flattened body enamelled in translucent oyster over a wavy guilloché ground, with bright-cut border at the sides, the hinged circular cover with rose-cut diamond collar and a cabochon ruby finial within rose-cut diamond border, with a gold-mounted cork stopper, marked inside cover
    2 in. (5 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    Acquired by the present owner circa 1950.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF THE DOWAGER DUCHESS OF DEVONSHIRE, D.C.V.O.