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    Sale 7734

    Russian Art

    9 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 234

    A Silver-Gilt and Guilloché Enamel Belt Buckle

    MARKED FABERGÉ, WORKMASTER'S MARK OF MICHAEL PERCHIN, ST. PETERSBURG, 1896-1908

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    A Silver-Gilt and Guilloché Enamel Belt Buckle
    Marked Fabergé, workmaster's mark of Michael Perchin, St. Petersburg, 1896-1908
    Crescent-shaped, the panel enamelled in translucent yellow over a hatched guilloché ground, painted en camaïeu with intertwined ribbon-tied laurel branches, all within raised silver borders, marked on reverse and on belt clasp
    2½ in. (11.4 cm.) wide


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    The decoration on the present belt buckle recalls that of a cigarette-case and vesta-case by Michael Perchin from the collection of Charles Antoine Roger Luzarche d'Azay (see G. von Habsburg and M. Lopato, Fabergé: Imperial Jeweler, New York, 1994, p. 376, no. 279, illustrated).

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