24 - 25 January 2007
A RUSSIAN TWO-COLOUR GOLD AND ENAMEL-MOUNTED BOWENITE BELL-PUSH
BY FABERGÉ, WITH WORKMASTER'S MARK OF MICHAEL PERCHIN, ST. PETERBURG, 1890, WITH SCRATCHED INVENTORY NUMBER 1582
The spherical bowenite body with a band of pink guilloché enamel between reeded borders and applied with entwined laurel wreaths, the upper mount surrounded by ribbon-tied swags, the lower mount with a cabochon push-piece, marked on reeded borders
2 in. (5 cm.) high
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
A 360-degree view of exceptional pieces on offer this October in Classic Week New York
A 360-degree view of our private-selling exhibition of 20th century British art, featuring Frank Auerbach, Barbara Hepworth, David Hockney, Henry Moore, Ben Nicholson and Bridget Riley.
From labels and staples to stretchers and repairs — the reverse of an artwork can reveal more about it than you might suppose
From craquelure to patina, watermarks to brushstrokes… Our specialists on what they’re looking for when someone brings a work of art into Christie’s
A 360-degree view of our upcoming auction, Art of
Explore important and exciting works of American