18 April 2007
A gold-mounted lapis-lazuli and rock-crystal miniature Egg pendant
Marked Fabergé, St. Petersburg, circa 1890
Ovoid, the lapis-lazuli body bisected by a rock-crystal band, with suspension loop, in Wartski red leather box; sold together with related documents, marked on loop, with later pin
¼ in. (1.3 cm.) high excluding loop
The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures, with original invoice no.2262 stating 'From the belongings of the Grand Duchess Olga Nicholaiovna (sic), the eldest daughter of Nicholas II, the late Czar of Russia', dated 9 February 1939.
Wartski, London, with typed letter dated 21 August 1964.
Anonymous sale, Christie's New York, October 20, 1998, lot 89.
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