23 April 2010,
Price realised USD 47,500
USD 12,000 - USD 18,000
A Carved Bowenite Model of a Buffalo
By Fabergé, circa 1900
Realistically carved, with gold-mounted ruby eyes, in a fitted red leather A La Vieille Russie case, apparently unmarked
2½ in. (6.4 cm.) long
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For a similar carved obsidian model of a buffalo from the Royal Collection, see C. de Guitaut, Fabergé in the Royal Collection, London, 2003, p. 97, No. 108, illustrated.
A La Vieille Russie, New York.
Purchased from the above by the present owner.
Property of a Massachusetts Collector
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