25 October 2000
A jewelled rare silver-gilt guilloché enamel bowenite barometer
marked Fabergé, workmaster Michael Perchin, St. Petersburg, circa 1890
Circular, the spreading bowenite base applied with spiraling laurel sprays, within beaded lower mount and ribbon-tied reeded upper mount, the dial with translucent red guilloché enamel bezel and gold-mounted moonstone finial, with ribbon-bow cresting and laurel wreath suspension ring, marked on rim and reverse
5¾in. (14.5cm.) diam.
Wartski, London, purchased on 10 December 1982.
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