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    Sale 2162

    Russian Art

    24 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 217

    A Silver-Gilt and Guilloché Enamel Bell-Push

    MARKED FABERGÉ, WITH THE WORKMASTER'S MARK OF HJALMAR ARMFELT, ST. PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1890, SCRATCHED INVENTORY NUMBER 11693

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    A Silver-Gilt and Guilloché Enamel Bell-Push
    Marked Fabergé, with the workmaster's mark of Hjalmar Armfelt, St. Petersburg, circa 1890, scratched inventory number 11693
    Circular on four gadrooned bun feet, enameled in translucent salmon pink and white over a wavy guilloché ground, the top applied with a laurel border set with rosettes, centering a mother-of-pearl push-piece within an acanthus surround, the sides applied with ribbon-tied laurel swags, within beaded and ribbon-tied reeded borders, marked under foot
    2 in. (5 cm.) diam.


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    Provenance

    Sotheby's, New York, June 9, 1997, lot 167.