• Russian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2308

    Russian Art

    23 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 103

    A Silver Salt Shaker in the Form of a Fish**

    MARKED FABERGÉ, WITH THE WORKMASTER'S MARK OF HJALMAR ARMFELDT, ST. PETERSBURG, 1908-1917

    Price Realised  

    A Silver Salt Shaker in the Form of a Fish**
    Marked Fabergé, with the workmaster's mark of Hjalmar Armfeldt, St. Petersburg, 1908-1917
    Realistically modeled, the mouth open and pierced, the base flat with ivory sliding panel, marked on rear fin
    5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) long
    8 oz. (260 gr.) gross weight


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    For a comparable example, see Christie's, New York, April 18, 1996, lot 88.

    Special Notice

    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.


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