1 - 2 December 2009
THE PROPERTY OF THE DOWAGER DUCHESS OF DEVONSHIRE, D.C.V.O.
A Jewelled Two-Colour Gold-Mounted Guilloché Enamel Scent Bottle
Marked Fabergé, with the workmaster's mark of Henrik Wigström, St Petersburg, apparently no date mark, scratched inventory number 25362
Rectangular, the flattened body enamelled in translucent oyster over a wavy guilloché ground, with bright-cut border at the sides, the hinged circular cover with rose-cut diamond collar and a cabochon ruby finial within rose-cut diamond border, with a gold-mounted cork stopper, marked inside cover
2 in. (5 cm.) long
Acquired by the present owner circa 1950.
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