New York, Park Avenue
15 April 1997
A BOWENITE AND RUBY MODEL OF AN ELEPHANT
by Fabergé, St. Petersburg, circa 1890
Realistically carved, the elephant partially seated with the tip of his trunk raised, with cabochon ruby eyes
2½in. (6.5cm.) long
Lord Ivar Mountbatten
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