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A GUILLOCHÉ ENAMEL AND SILVER-MOUNTED PHOTOGRAPH FRAME
A GUILLOCHÉ ENAMEL AND SILVER-MOUNTED PHOTOGRAPH FRAME
A GUILLOCHÉ ENAMEL AND SILVER-MOUNTED PHOTOGRAPH FRAME
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A GUILLOCHÉ ENAMEL AND SILVER-MOUNTED PHOTOGRAPH FRAME

BY FABERGÉ, WORKMASTER VICTOR AARNE, ST PETERSBURG, 1899-1904

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A GUILLOCHÉ ENAMEL AND SILVER-MOUNTED PHOTOGRAPH FRAME
BY FABERGÉ, WORKMASTER VICTOR AARNE, ST PETERSBURG, 1899-1904
Oval, enamelled overall in light blue over a wavy sunburst guilloché ground, further decorated with a tiger-lily in green and orange painted enamel, with an ivory panel and scroll strut on the reverse, marked on mounts with 'Fabergé' in Cyrillic and workmaster's initials
2 ¾ in. (7 cm.) high
Provenance
Anonymous sale; Christie's, Geneva, 11 May 1988, lot 202.
Acquired from Wartski, London, in May 2004.
Literature
Exhibition catalogue, Japonisme: from Falize to Fabergé, London, 2011, p. 103, no. 188 (illustrated).
Exhibition catalogue, Carl Fabergé. A Private Collection, London, 2012, p. 135, no. 113 (illustrated).
U. Tillander-Godenhielm, Fabergé His Masters and Artisans, Helsinki, 2018, p. 203 (illustrated).
Exhibited
London, Wartski, Japonisme: From Falize to Fabergé, 10 - 20 May 2011, no. 188.
London, Wartski, Carl Fabergé. A Private Collection, 15 - 25 May 2012, no. 113.
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Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.

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