A JEWELLED GOLD-MOUNTED GUILLOCHÉ ENAMEL NECK ORNAMENT
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A JEWELLED GOLD-MOUNTED GUILLOCHÉ ENAMEL NECK ORNAMENT

BY FABERGÉ AND WITH THE WORKMASTER'S MARK OF AUGUST HOLMSTRÖM, ST. PETERSBURG, 1908-1917, WITH SCRATCHED INVENTORY NUMBER 85824

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A JEWELLED GOLD-MOUNTED GUILLOCHÉ ENAMEL NECK ORNAMENT
by Fabergé and with the workmaster's mark of August Holmström, St. Petersburg, 1908-1917, with scratched inventory number 85824
Of rectangular shape, the translucent pink central panel over guilloché sunburst ground emanating from a seed-pearl, within a tranluscent green-leaf rim with seed-pearls at corners and translucent white guilloché rim, with two attached panel 'wings' with similar decoration, the reverse of the central panel engraved with floral motif, marked on reverse of both panels
1 3/8in. (3.4cm.) long
Provenance
Sotheby's New York, 12 December 1986, lot 304, bought by A La Vieille Russie as agent
Literature
Forbes, M. More Than I Dreamed, New York, 1989, p. 223, ill. Forbes, C. & Tromeur-Brenner, R. Fabergé, The Forbes Collection, New York, 1999, p. 165, ill. p. 164
Exhibited
Lugano, The Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection, Fabergé Fantasies from The Forbes Magazine Collection, 1987, cat. no. 87, p. 89, ill.
Paris, Musée Jacquemart-André, Fabergé, Orfèvre à la Cour des Tsars, 1987, cat. no. 87, p. 85, ill.
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