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A JEWELLED AGATE MODEL OF A RABBIT
A JEWELLED AGATE MODEL OF A RABBIT
A JEWELLED AGATE MODEL OF A RABBIT
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A JEWELLED AGATE MODEL OF A RABBIT

BY FABERGÉ, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1900

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A JEWELLED AGATE MODEL OF A RABBIT
BY FABERGÉ, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1900
Realistically carved as a standing rabbit, with rose-cut diamond-set eyes, apparently unmarked; in the original fitted Fabergé wooden case
1 3/8 in. (3.5 cm.) high
Provenance
Emily Yznaga del Valle (1859-1944), sister of the Duchess of Manchester.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, Geneva, 9 November 1977, lot 224.
Literature
Exhibition catalogue, Exhibition of Russian Art, London, 1935, p. 113, no. 588Z (listed).
Exhibition catalogue, Carl Fabergé. Kostbarkeiten Russischer Goldschmiedekunst der Jahrkunderwende, Zurich, 1989, p. 107, no. 142 (illustrated).
Exhibition catalogue, Fabergé: Imperial Jeweller, St Petersburg, 1993, p. 290, no. 156 (illustrated).
A. von Solodkoff, Fabergé, Juwelier des Zarenhofes, Heidelberg, 1995, p. 66, no. 23 (illustrated).
Exhibition catalogue, Carl Fabergé, Goldsmith to the Tsar, Stockholm, 1997, p. 105, no. 29 (illustrated).
G. von Habsburg, Fabergé: Imperial Craftsman and His World, London, 2000, p. 308, no. 820A (illustrated).
Exhibition catalogue, Carl Fabergé. A Private Collection, London, 2012, p. 115, no. 96 (illustrated).
Exhibited
London, 1 Belgrave Square, Exhibition of Russian Art, 4 June - 13 July 1935, no. 588Z.
New York, Habsburg, Feldman, The Josiane Woolf Fabergé Collection, 3 - 9 November 1988, no. 39.
Zurich, Museum Bellerive, Carl Fabergé. Kostbarkeiten Russischer Goldschmiedekunst der Jahrkunderwende, 31 May - September 1989, no. 142.
London, Wartski, Fabergé from Private Collections, 2 - 15 December 1992, no. 121.
St Petersburg, Hermitage State Museum; Paris, Musée des Arts Décoratifs; London, Victoria and Albert Museum, Fabergé: Imperial Jeweller, June 1993 - April 1994, no. 156.
Hamburg, Kunstgewerbemuseum, Fabergé, Juweilier des Zarenhofes, 12 April - 25 June 1995, no. 23.
Stockholm, Nationalmuseum, Carl Fabergé, Goldsmith to the Tsar, 6 - 19 October 1997, no. 29.
Wilmington, Riverfront Arts Centre, Fabergé, Imperial Craftsman and his World, 14 August 2000 - 28 February 2001, no. 820A.
London, Wartski, Carl Fabergé. A Private Collection, 15 - 25 May 2012, no. 96.

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