A JEWELLED AVENTURINE QUARTZ MODEL OF A WARTHOG
A JEWELLED AVENTURINE QUARTZ MODEL OF A WARTHOG
A JEWELLED AVENTURINE QUARTZ MODEL OF A WARTHOG
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A JEWELLED AVENTURINE QUARTZ MODEL OF A WARTHOG

BY FABERGÉ, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1900

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A JEWELLED AVENTURINE QUARTZ MODEL OF A WARTHOG
BY FABERGÉ, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1900
Realistically carved as a standing warthog, with its forelegs apart as if ready to charge, with rose-cut diamond-set eyes, apparently unmarked
2 1⁄2 in. (6.5 cm.) long
Provenance
The Collection of the Late Count and Countess Guy du Boisrouvray; Sotheby's, New York, 27-28 October 1989, lot 213.
Literature
Exhibition catalogue, Fabergé from Private Collections, London, 1992, no. 114.
Exhibition catalogue, Carl Fabergé, Goldsmith to the Tsar, Stockholm, 1997, p. 107, no. 35 (illustrated).
G. von Habsburg, Fabergé: Imperial Craftsman and His World, London, 2000, p. 309, no. 828 (illustrated).
Exhibition catalogue, Fabergé - Cartier, Rivalen am Zarenhof, Munich, 2003, p. 253, no. 365 (illustrated).
Exhibition catalogue, Japonisme: from Falize to Fabergé, London, 2011, p. 97, no. 219 (illustrated).
Exhibition catalogue, Carl Fabergé. A Private Collection, London, 2012, p. 84, no. 68 (illustrated).
Exhibited
London, Wartski, Fabergé from Private Collections, 2 - 15 December 1992, no. 114.
Stockholm, Nationalmuseum, Carl Fabergé, Goldsmith to the Tsar, 6 - 19 October 1997, no. 35.
London, Spencer House, Fabergé from Private Collections - An exhibition on behalf of Music in Country Churches, 8 December 1998, no. 15.
Wilmington, Riverfront Arts Centre, Fabergé, Imperial Craftsman and his World, 14 August 2000 - 28 February 2001, no. 828.
Munich, Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung, Fabergé/Cartier, Rivals at the Tsars Court, 28 November 2003 - 12 April 2004, no. 365.
London, Wartski, Japonisme: From Falize to Fabergé, 10 - 20 May 2011, no. 219.
London, Wartski, Carl Fabergé. A Private Collection, 15 - 25 May 2012, no. 68.

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