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    Sale 7772

    Russian Art

    1 - 2 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 3

    A Two-Colour Gold Mounted Guilloché Enamel Scent Flask

    APPARENTLY UNMARKED, PROBABLY BY FABERGÉ, CIRCA 1900

    Price Realised  

    A Two-Colour Gold Mounted Guilloché Enamel Scent Flask
    Apparently unmarked, probably by Fabergé, circa 1900
    Shaped as a tooth-paste tube, the body enamelled in translucent pale blue over a wavy guilloché ground, with chased laurel-leaf border and detachable gold screw top, in red leather Wartski box, apparently unmarked
    2¾ in. (7 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    Acquired by the present owner circa 1950.


    Literature

    A. Kenneth Snowman, The Art of Fabergé, London, 1962, fig. 175, illustrated.
    Exhibition catalogue, Fabergé 1846-1920. Goldsmith to the Imperial Court of Russia, London, 1977, p. 126, No. R56, illustrated.


    Exhibited

    London, Fabergé 1846-1920. Goldsmith to the Imperial Court of Russia, Victoria & Albert Museum, 23 June - 25 September 1977, No. R56.