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    Sale 7734

    Russian Art

    9 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 237

    A jewelled two-colour gold-mounted guilloché enamel hat-pin

    RUSSIA, CIRCA 1900

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A jewelled two-colour gold-mounted guilloché enamel hat-pin
    Russia, circa 1900
    Ovoid, enamelled in pale pink with a cabochon moonstone finial, apparently unmarked, in later fitted case stamped 'Noble & Co. London'
    9 in. (23 cm.) long


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    Arthur Bowe, managed Fabergé's Moscow branch, with his brothers, Alan and Charles, until he left to establish the London branch in 1903. In 1906 the Bowe brothers left Fabergé and from 1908, Arthur Bowe ran Noble & Co, London.
    (G. von Habsburg, Fabergé Imperial Craftsman and his world, London, 2000, p. 324.)

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