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A JEWELLED AND GUILLOCHÉ ENAMEL THREE-COLOUR GOLD PHOTOGRAPH FRAME
A JEWELLED AND GUILLOCHÉ ENAMEL THREE-COLOUR GOLD PHOTOGRAPH FRAME
A JEWELLED AND GUILLOCHÉ ENAMEL THREE-COLOUR GOLD PHOTOGRAPH FRAME
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A JEWELLED AND GUILLOCHÉ ENAMEL THREE-COLOUR GOLD PHOTOGRAPH FRAME

BY FABERGÉ, MOSCOW, 1899-1908, SCRATCHED INVENTORY NUMBER 23403

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A JEWELLED AND GUILLOCHÉ ENAMEL THREE-COLOUR GOLD PHOTOGRAPH FRAME
BY FABERGÉ, MOSCOW, 1899-1908, SCRATCHED INVENTORY NUMBER 23403
In the form of an easel, the frame enamelled in oyster white over a sunburst guilloché ground, centring a rose-cut diamond-set aperture, applied with berried laurel branches, all within a laurel-chased border, the gold tripod easel surmounted by a rose-gold ribbon, with ivory back, marked throughout with 'KF' in Cyrillic; in the original fitted Fabergé wooden case
6 in. (15.2 cm.) high
Provenance
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 18 February 1974, lot 155.
Literature
Exhibition catalogue, Fabergé 1846-1920, Victoria & Albert Museum, London, 1977, p. 102, no. O19 (illustrated).
G. von Habsburg, Fabergé, Kunsthalle of the Hypo-Kulturstiftung, Munich, 1986, p. 245, no. 491 (illustrated).
Exhibition catalogue, Carl Fabergé. Kostbarkeiten Russischer Goldschmiedekunst der Jahrkunderwende, Zurich, 1989, p. 94, no. 99 (illustrated).
Exhibition catalogue, Fabergé: Imperial Jeweller, St Petersburg, 1993, p. 348, no. 234 (illustrated).
A. von Solodkoff, Fabergé, Juwelier des Zarenhofes, Heidelberg, 1995, p. 155, no. 167 (illustrated).
Exhibition catalogue, Carl Fabergé, Goldsmith to the Tsar, Stockholm, 1997, p. 176, no. 151 (illustrated).
G. von Habsburg, Fabergé: Imperial Craftsman and His World, London, 2000, p. 137, no. 243 (illustrated).
Exhibition catalogue, Fabergé - Cartier, Rivalen am Zarenhof, Munich, 2003, illustrated p. 300, no. 507 (illustrated).
Exhibition catalogue, Carl Fabergé. A Private Collection, London, 2012, p. 160, no. 133 (illustrated).
Exhibited
London, Victoria & Albert Museum, Fabergé 1846-1920, 23 June - 25 September 1977, no. O19.
Munich, Kunsthalle of the Hypo-Kulturstiftung, Fabergé, 5 December 1986 - 8 March 1987, no. 491.
New York, Habsburg, Feldman, The Josiane Woolf Fabergé Collection, 3 - 9 November 1988, no. 22.
Zurich, Museum Bellerive, Carl Fabergé. Kostbarkeiten Russischer Goldschmiedekunst der Jahrkunderwende, 31 May - September 1989, no. 99.
London, Wartski, Fabergé from Private Collections, 2 - 15 December 1992, no. 108.
St Petersburg, Hermitage State Museum; Paris, Musée des Arts Décoratifs; London, Victoria and Albert Museum, Fabergé: Imperial Jeweller, June 1993 - April 1994, no. 234.
Hamburg, Kunstgewerbemuseum, Fabergé, Juweilier des Zarenhofes, 12 April - 25 June 1995, no. 167.
Stockholm, Nationalmuseum, Carl Fabergé, Goldsmith to the Tsar, 6 - 19 October 1997, no. 151.
London, Spencer House, Fabergé from Private Collections - An exhibition on behalf of Music in Country Churches, 8 December 1998, no. 21.
Wilmington, Riverfront Arts Centre, Fabergé, Imperial Craftsman and his World, 14 August 2000 - 28 February 2001, no. 243.
Munich, Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung, Fabergé/Cartier, Rivals at the Tsar’s Court, 28 November 2003 - 12 April 2004, no. 507.
London, Wartski, Carl Fabergé. A Private Collection, 15-25 May 2012, no. 133.
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