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A RHODONITE MODEL OF AN ELEPHANT
PROPERTY OF THE WOOLF FAMILY
A RHODONITE MODEL OF AN ELEPHANT

BY FABERGÉ, CIRCA 1890

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A RHODONITE MODEL OF AN ELEPHANT by Fabergé, circa 1890 Humorously carved with curling trunk, with dematoid eyes, apparently unmarked, in original wooden box, the cover stamped in Russian 'Fabergé, Petrograd, Moscow, London' with Imperial warrant 1¼in. (3.2cm.) long
Provenance
Collection of Mikhail Iurivich Lermontov
Sotheby's Geneva, 11 May 1983, lot 277
Exhibited
New York, Habsburg Feldman, The Josiane Woolf Fabergé Collection, November 3-9 1988
Zurich, Bellerive Museum, Fabergé, Works of Art, May 31-September 3 1989, no. 133
Lahti, Lahti Art Museum, Fabergé: A Private Collection, March 14-May 4 1997, no. 2, ill. p. 19
Delaware, Broughton Museum, Fabergé, September 9, 2000-February 18, 2001, no. 820, p. 307, ill.
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