• Russian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2308

    Russian Art

    23 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 76

    A Silver-Gilt-Mounted Guilloché Enamel Photograph Frame

    MARKED FABERGÉ, WITH THE WORKMASTER'S MARK OF VICTOR AARNE, ST. PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1890, SCRATCHED INVENTORY NUMBER 17?65

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    A Silver-Gilt-Mounted Guilloché Enamel Photograph Frame
    Marked Fabergé, with the workmaster's mark of Victor Aarne, St. Petersburg, circa 1890, scratched inventory number 17?65
    Triangular, enameled in translucent white over a wavy guilloché ground, centering a pearl-set circular aperture, all within a bead and dash border, with gold scroll strut, suspension loop and simulated ivory backing, marked on edge of frame and strut
    3 in. (7.6 cm.) high


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