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    Sale 2162

    Russian Art

    24 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 249 A

    A Silver-Mounted Guilloché Enamel Photograph Frame

    MARKED K. FABERGÉ, WITH THE WORKMASTER'S MARK OF ANDERS NEVALAINEN, ST. PETERSBURG, 1896-1908, SCRATCHED INVENTORY NUMBER 12303

    Price Realised  

    A Silver-Mounted Guilloché Enamel Photograph Frame
    Marked K. Fabergé, with the workmaster's mark of Anders Nevalainen, St. Petersburg, 1896-1908, scratched inventory number 12303
    Rectangular, enameled in translucent purple over a sunburst guilloché ground, centering an oval aperture within a beaded border, the corners applied with silver ribbon-tied laurel wreaths, all with a ribbon-tied reeded border, with a wood back and strut, marked on edge of frame and aperture
    5¾ in. (14.6 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Purchased A La Vieille Russie, New York, 1960s.
    By direct descent to the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A WEST COAST PRIVATE COLLECTION