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    Sale 7598

    Russian Art

    11 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 443

    A large Imperial silver-mounted guilloché enamel and wood presentation frame

    MARKED FABERGÉ, WORKMASTER'S MARK OF FEODOR AFANASSIEV, ST. PETERSBURG, 1899-1908, WITH SCRATCHED INVENTORY NUMBER 2281

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    A large Imperial silver-mounted guilloché enamel and wood presentation frame
    marked Fabergé, workmaster's mark of Feodor Afanassiev, St. Petersburg, 1899-1908, with scratched inventory number 2281
    Shaped rectangular, on two bracket feet, the arched upper border with extended sides, the rectangular aperture with a dot and dash bezel, surrounded by a band of a translucent red enamel over a wavy ground within a laurel mount, the wooden frame applied with a rosette at each corner and the double-headed eagle in the arch above, with wooden fitted strut, marked on the mounts, containing a photograph of Empress Maria Feodorovna
    16¼ in. (41.3 cm.) high


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