A GEM-SET SILVER-MOUNTED AND SANDSTONE MATCH HOLDER IN THE FORM OF AN ELEPHANT
PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS THE PRINCE HENRY, DUKE OF GLOUCESTER KG., KT., KP.
A GEM-SET SILVER-MOUNTED AND SANDSTONE MATCH HOLDER IN THE FORM OF AN ELEPHANT

BY FABERGÉ, WITH THE WORKMASTER'S MARK OF JULIUS RAPPOPORT, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1890

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A GEM-SET SILVER-MOUNTED AND SANDSTONE MATCH HOLDER IN THE FORM OF AN ELEPHANT
BY FABERGÉ, WITH THE WORKMASTER'S MARK OF JULIUS RAPPOPORT, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1890
Ovoid, the sandstone body with well for matches, with silver mounts formed as nose, ears, feet and tail wrapped around the base, the eyes set with garnet cabochons, marked throughout
5¼ in. (13.2 cm.) long
Literature
Exhibition catalogue, Fabergé from Private Collections, London, 1992, listed no. 10.
Exhibited
London, Wartski, Fabergé from Private Collections, 1992, no. 10.

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