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

MARKED FABERGÉ, WITH THE WORKMASTER’S MARK OF MICHAEL PERCHIN, ST PETERSBURG, 1899-1903, SCRATCHED INVENTORY NUMBER 6918

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A JEWELLED SILVER-GILT MOUNTED AND GUILLOCHÉ ENAMEL PHOTOGRAPH FRAME
MARKED FABERGÉ, WITH THE WORKMASTER’S MARK OF MICHAEL PERCHIN, ST PETERSBURG, 1899-1903, SCRATCHED INVENTORY NUMBER 6918
Square with bracket corners, enamelled in royal blue over a sunburst guilloché ground, surmounted by a ribbon crest, each corner applied with a fleur-de-lis set with rose-cut diamonds, centring an oval bezel with rose-cut diamonds, all within laurel-chased border with rosettes at corners, the ivorine back with silver-gilt scroll strut and suspension loop, marked on lower rim and strut; in a fitted Wartski case

3 7/8 in. (10 cm.) high
Provenance
With Wartski, London.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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Lot Essay

For a comparable frame applied with fleur-de-lis, see Exhibition catalogue, Fabergé - Cartier, Rivalen am Zarenhof, Munich, 2004, p. 173, no. 87. Another comparable frame was sold Christie's, New York, 23 April 2010, lot 81.

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