A TWO-COLOR GOLD, GUILLOCHÉ ENAMEL AND NEPHRITE PAPER KNIFE
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A TWO-COLOR GOLD, GUILLOCHÉ ENAMEL AND NEPHRITE PAPER KNIFE

BY FABERGÉ, APPARENTLY UNMARKED

Details
A TWO-COLOR GOLD, GUILLOCHÉ ENAMEL AND NEPHRITE PAPER KNIFE
by Fabergé, apparently unmarked
The handle, on each side with an octagonal-shaped panel of translucent orange guilloché enamel within an opaque white enamel border, the top and bottom applied with gold foliate garlands, apparently unmarked
3¾in. (9.5cm.) long
Provenance
Mrs. L.D. Hirst-Broadhead Sotheby Parke Bernet, London, 8 December 1969, lot 108
Literature
FORBES, July 15, 1971, p. 54, ill.
Waterfield, H. & Forbes, C. Fabergé Imperial Eggs and Other Fantasies, New York, 1978, no. 112, pp. 90, 130, 135, ill. p. 90
von Solodkoff, A. Masterpieces from the House of Fabergé, New York, 1984, p. 176, ill.
von Habsburg, G. Fabergé in America, New York, 1996/97, no. 247, cat. p. 245, ill. Forbes, C. & Tromeur-Brenner, R. Fabergé, The Forbes Collection, New York, 1999, p. 194, ill. p. 195
Exhibited
New York, The New York Cultural Center, Fabergé from The Forbes Magazine Collection, 1973, no. 31, p. 82, ill. p. 83
Fort Worth, The Kimbell Art Museum, Fabergé, The Forbes Magazine Collection, 1983, no. 105
Baltimore, The Baltimore Museum of Art, Fabergé, The Forbes Magazine Collection, 1983/84, no. 33
Detroit, The Detroit Institute of Arts, Fabergé, The Forbes Magazine Collection, 1984, no. 100
Edinburgh, The Fine Art Society, Fabergé and the Edwardians, 1987, no. 18, ill.
Aberdeen, The Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museum, Fabergé and the Edwardians, 1987, no. 18, ill.
New York/San Francisco/Richmond/New Orleans/Cleveland, Metropolitan Museum of Art, H.M. De Young Memorial Museum, Museum of Fine Art, New Orleans Museum of Art, The Cleveland Museum of Art, Fabergé in America, 1996/97, no. 247, p. 245, ill.
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