New York, Park Avenue
15 April 1997
A GOLD-MOUNTED GUILLOCHÉ ENAMEL AGATE SEAL
by Fabergé, apparently unmarked, circa 1890
Balluster-shaped, the hardstone terminal with carved rayed terminal, the shaped mount with translucent orange between bead and tied laurel borders, the seal engraved with crest and motto, apparently unmarked, in a later leather velvet and silk-lined case, the covers with crowned printed caption 'Carrington & Co. to His Majesty The King and Her Majesty Queen Alexandra 130, Regent St. W.'
1½in. (4cm.) high
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
M.Y. Ghosn, Objets de Vertu par Fabergé, (Paris, 1996), no.141.
The Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale totals £128,081,750, with works by Picasso and a record-breaking Franz Marc painting also achieving top prices
Alastair Smart profiles the life and work of the Pre-Raphaelite artist described by Burne-Jones as ‘the best of us all’ — illustrated with works offered in July