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A JEWELLED TWO-COLOUR GOLD-MOUNTED AND GUILLOCHÉ ENAMEL PHOTOGRAPH FRAME
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A JEWELLED TWO-COLOUR GOLD-MOUNTED AND GUILLOCHÉ ENAMEL PHOTOGRAPH FRAME

MARKED FABERGÉ, WITH THE WORKMASTER’S MARK OF HENRIK WIGSTRÖM, ST PETERSBURG, 1904-1908, SCRATCHED INVENTORY NUMBER 13588

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A JEWELLED TWO-COLOUR GOLD-MOUNTED AND GUILLOCHÉ ENAMEL PHOTOGRAPH FRAME
MARKED FABERGÉ, WITH THE WORKMASTER’S MARK OF HENRIK WIGSTRÖM, ST PETERSBURG, 1904-1908, SCRATCHED INVENTORY NUMBER 13588
Rectangular, enamelled in salmon pink over a wavy guilloché ground, painted in sepia with floral garlands with ribbon ties, centring a seed-pearl oval bezel, all within laurel-chased green gold border with rose gold rosettes at corners, the ivorine back with a gold strut and suspension loop, marked on mount and strut; in a fitted Wartski case
3¼ in. (8.2 cm.) high
Provenance
Anonymous sale; Christie's, Geneva, 1 May 1974, lot 221.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, Geneva, 9 November 1977, lot 229.
With Wartski, London.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
Literature
Susan Benjamin, English Enamel Boxes From the Eighteenth to the Twentieth Centuries, London, 1978, p. 17 (illustrated).
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