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A JEWELLED KALGAN JASPER MODEL OF AN ELEPHANT
A JEWELLED KALGAN JASPER MODEL OF AN ELEPHANT
A JEWELLED KALGAN JASPER MODEL OF AN ELEPHANT
A JEWELLED KALGAN JASPER MODEL OF AN ELEPHANT
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A JEWELLED KALGAN JASPER MODEL OF AN ELEPHANT

BY FABERGÉ, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1900

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A JEWELLED KALGAN JASPER MODEL OF AN ELEPHANT
BY FABERGÉ, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1900
Humoristically carved as an elephant, standing on its front legs and balancing on its trunk, with rose-cut diamond-set eyes, apparently unmarked
1 1⁄2 in. (3.9 cm.) high
Provenance
Lord Ivar Mountbatten (b. 1963).
Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 20 October 1997, lot 107.
Literature
G. von Habsburg, Fabergé, Kunsthalle of the Hypo-Kulturstiftung, Munich, 1986, p. 199, no. 329 (illustrated).
G. von Habsburg, Fabergé: Imperial Craftsman and His World, London, 2000, p. 311, no. 847 (illustrated).
Exhibition catalogue, Carl Fabergé. A Private Collection, London, 2012, p. 23, no. 16 (illustrated).
Exhibited
Munich, Kunsthalle of the Hypo-Kulturstiftung, Fabergé, 5 December 1986 - 8 March 1987, no. 329.
Wilmington, Riverfront Arts Centre, Fabergé, Imperial Craftsman and his World, 14 August 2000 - 28 February 2001, no. 847.
London, Wartski, Carl Fabergé. A Private Collection, 15 - 25 May 2012, no. 16.

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