A GOLD TABLE LIGHTER IN THE FORM OF A MINIATURE SAMOVAR
PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED MIDWEST PRIVATE COLLECTION
A GOLD TABLE LIGHTER IN THE FORM OF A MINIATURE SAMOVAR

MARKED FABERGÉ, WITH THE WORKMASTER'S MARK OF MICHAEL PERCHIN, ST. PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1890

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A GOLD TABLE LIGHTER IN THE FORM OF A MINIATURE SAMOVAR
MARKED FABERGÉ, WITH THE WORKMASTER'S MARK OF MICHAEL PERCHIN, ST. PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1890
Realistically modeled, on four ball feet, the square base rising to a reeded urn body with upright handles, surmounted by two enamel knobs, the teapot base enclosing a well for lighter fluid, rising to a wick with enamel adjuster, marked on base
3½ in. (8.9 cm.) high, excluding wick
Provenance
With Wartski, London.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.

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Lot Essay

For comparable models of miniature samovars, see Exhibition catalogue, Fabergé, Munich, Kunsthalle of the Hypo Kulturstiftung, December 5, 1986-March 8, 1987, illustrated p. 110, listed p. 148, no. 144 and Exhibition catalogue, Carl Fabergé: A Private Collection, London, Wartski, May 15-25, 2012, illustrated and listed p. 17, no. 11.
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