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A GOLD AND SILVER-MOUNTED DIAMOND AND EMERALD IMPERIAL PRESENTATION BROOCH
A GOLD AND SILVER-MOUNTED DIAMOND AND EMERALD IMPERIAL PRESENTATION BROOCH

BY BOLIN, WITH THE WORKMASTER'S MARK POSSIBLY OF VASILII FINIKOV, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1896, SCRATCHED INVENTORY NUMBER 39668

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A GOLD AND SILVER-MOUNTED DIAMOND AND EMERALD IMPERIAL PRESENTATION BROOCH
BY BOLIN, WITH THE WORKMASTER'S MARK POSSIBLY OF VASILII FINIKOV, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1896, SCRATCHED INVENTORY NUMBER 39668
Formed as an Imperial crown, set with rose-cut diamonds and two cabochon emeralds in silver and gold, marked on lower edge
.1/8 in. (2 cm.) high
Provenance
Acquired by the Cabinet of His Imperial Majesty from Bolin in 1896 for 875 roubles.
Literature
I. Zimin, A Sokolov, Jewellery Treasures of the Russian Imperial Court (Yuverlirnye Sokrovishha Rossijskogo Imperatorskogo Dvora), St Petersburg, 2013, p. 93.

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Lot Essay

For a similar Imperial presentation brooch by Fabergé set with two rubies, see Christie's, New York, 16 April 2012, lot 21.

We are grateful to Dr Valentin Skurlov for his assistance in researching the present lot.

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