A JEWELLED GOLD-MOUNTED NEPHRITE CHAIN AND PENDANT
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A JEWELLED GOLD-MOUNTED NEPHRITE CHAIN AND PENDANT

MARKED KF FOR CARL FABERGÉ, ST. PETERSBURG, 1896-1908

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A JEWELLED GOLD-MOUNTED NEPHRITE CHAIN AND PENDANT
marked KF for Carl Fabergé, St. Petersburg, 1896-1908
The chain formed as stylized carved nephrite batons joined by rose-cut diamond set circles, the lozenge shaped pendant applied with a rose-cut diamond arrow piercing laurel wreaths set with rose-cut diamonds and rubies, marked on several chain links, in a fitted case stamped 'Wartski, London'
11in. (29cm.) long
Provenance
Sotheby's New York, 24 June 1987, lot 409 bought by A La Vieille Russie as agent
Literature
Snowman, K.A. Carl Fabergé, Goldsmith to the Imperial Court of Russia, London, 1979, p. 43, ill. p. 42
Hill, G. Fabergé and the Russian Master Goldsmiths, New York, 1989, p. 292, pl. no. 262
Forbes, C. & Tromeur-Brenner, R. Fabergé, The Forbes Collection, New York, 1999, p. 194, ill. p. 195
Exhibited
London, Victoria and Albert Museum, Fabergé 1846-1920, 1977, cat. no. Q24, p. 115
Houston, Houston Museum of Natural Science, The World of Fabergé: Russian Gems and Jewels, 1994, no cat.
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