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    Sale 12975

    Noble & Private Collections Part I

    2 November 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 34

    A SILVER-GILT MOUNTED GLASS DECANTER

    MARKED FABERGÉ WITH THE IMPERIAL WARRANT, WITH THE MARK OF THE FIRST SILVER ARTEL, ST PETERSBURG, 1908-1917

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SILVER-GILT MOUNTED GLASS DECANTER
    MARKED FABERGÉ WITH THE IMPERIAL WARRANT, WITH THE MARK OF THE FIRST SILVER ARTEL, ST PETERSBURG, 1908-1917
    The cut-glass bottle possibly associated, decorated with partly gilt design, with a detachable cork stopper, the finial shaped as an Imperial double-headed eagle, marked under base and on stopper
    13¾ in. (35 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Property of a Gentleman; Christie's, Geneva, 25-26 May 1971, lot 235.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A SWISS PRIVATE COLLECTION