• Russian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2308

    Russian Art

    23 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 79

    A Three-Color Gold-Mounted Nephrite Photograph Frame

    MARKED FABERGÉ, WITH THE WORKMASTER'S MARK OF HENRIK WIGSTRÖM, ST. PETERSBURG, 1896-1908, SCRATCHED INVENTORY NUMBER 9812

    Price Realised  

    A Three-Color Gold-Mounted Nephrite Photograph Frame
    Marked Fabergé, with the workmaster's mark of Henrik Wigström, St. Petersburg, 1896-1908, scratched inventory number 9812
    Rectangular, with outset upper corners and bracket feet, the translucent nephrite panel mounted with gold sprigs of berried laurel, centering a pearl-set oval aperture, all within a chased acanthus leaf border, surmounted by a tied ribbon crest, with gold scroll strut, suspension loop and oval back plate, marked on lower edge, loop and strut
    6¼ in. (15.9 cm.) high


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