• Christie's Interiors - Style a auction at Christies

    Sale 5681

    Christie's Interiors - Style and Spirit

    23 February 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 333

    A RUSSIAN MINIATURE CARVED RHODONITE MODEL OF AN ELEPHANT CALF

    PROBABLY BY FABERGE, ST. PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1900

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A RUSSIAN MINIATURE CARVED RHODONITE MODEL OF AN ELEPHANT CALF
    PROBABLY BY FABERGE, ST. PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1900
    Raising its trunk, with rose-cut diamond-set eyes
    2 in. (5.1 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Property from the Estates of Rose and Harry Rudick, New York, New York; Sotheby's, New York, 14 June 1989, lot 351.