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A SILVER-GILT, NEPHRITE AND GUILLOCHÉ ENAMEL TABLE BAROMETER
PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT PRIVATE COLLECTION 
A SILVER-GILT, NEPHRITE AND GUILLOCHÉ ENAMEL TABLE BAROMETER

MARKED FABERGÉ, WITH THE WORKMASTER'S MARK OF HENRIK WIGSTRÖM, ST PETERSBURG, 1908-1917

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A SILVER-GILT, NEPHRITE AND GUILLOCHÉ ENAMEL TABLE BAROMETER
MARKED FABERGÉ, WITH THE WORKMASTER'S MARK OF HENRIK WIGSTRÖM, ST PETERSBURG, 1908-1917
Cylindrical, the nephrite body on a base with four acanthus-capped reeded feet, the lower border guilloché enamelled in red and applied with ribbon ties and berried laurel at intervals below a laurel band, the upper border enamelled in scarlet red over wavy guilloché ground and applied with ribbon-tied laurel swags within lower laurel and upper beaded bands, the top inset with a circular silvered dial, with a nephrite cabochon finial, marked under base and on mounts
5 in. (12.7 cm.) high

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Lot Essay

For a related nephrite barometer, formerly in the William Kazan Collection, see M.Y. Ghosn, Objets de Vertu par Fabergé, Paris, 1996, p. 164, no. 81.

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