A JEWELED TWO-COLOR GOLD AND ENAMEL VANITY CASE
A JEWELED TWO-COLOR GOLD AND ENAMEL VANITY CASE

MARKED FABERGÉ, WITH THE WORKMASTER'S MARK OF HENRIK WIGSTRÖM, ST. PETERSBURG, 1908-1917

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A JEWELED TWO-COLOR GOLD AND ENAMEL VANITY CASE
MARKED FABERGÉ, WITH THE WORKMASTER'S MARK OF HENRIK WIGSTRÖM, ST. PETERSBURG, 1908-1917
Rectangular, the cover set with a hexagonal gold plaque engraved with monogram 'FBL' flanked by diamond-set rosettes, the cover, sides and base champlevé enameled in pale blue with vertical gold stripes, the plaque and cover within chased stiff-leaf borders set with rose-cut diamonds at intervals on a dark blue ground, the base centering a circular en plein enamel plaque depicting a bouquet of flowers in a vase, flanked by enameled rosettes, the plaque and base within diamond-set borders on a dark blue ground, the hinged cover with diamond-set thumb-piece, the mirrored interior fitted with three gold hinged compartments, with gold linked chain, marked throughout, the chain with indistinct maker's mark
3 1/8 in. (8.1 cm.) wide

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Lot Essay

For a closely related design to the present lot, see U. Tillander-Godenhielm, et al., Golden Years of Fabergé: Drawings and Objects from the Wigström Workshop, Paris, 2000, p. 161, pl. 193.
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