A SILVER-MOUNTED AND SANDSTONE MATCH HOLDER IN THE FORM OF A DOLPHIN
PROPERTY FROM A SOUTHERN PRIVATE COLLECTION
A SILVER-MOUNTED AND SANDSTONE MATCH HOLDER IN THE FORM OF A DOLPHIN

MARKED K. FABERGÉ WITH THE IMPERIAL WARRANT, MOSCOW, CIRCA 1890

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A SILVER-MOUNTED AND SANDSTONE MATCH HOLDER IN THE FORM OF A DOLPHIN
MARKED K. FABERGÉ WITH THE IMPERIAL WARRANT, MOSCOW, CIRCA 1890
Ovoid, the sandstone body with gilt well for matches, with silver mounts formed as a dolphin head and curled tail, marked inside well and under base
7 in. (17.8 cm.) long

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Lot Essay

For a comparable match holder in the form of a fish, see exhibition catalogue, A La Vieille Russie, Fabergé, New York, April 22-May 21, 1983, p. 114, no. 402.
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