18 April 2008
A Silver and Guilloché Enamel Box
By Fabergé, workmaster's mark of Anna Ringe, St. Petersburg, circa 1890
Of squat spherical form, the reeded box with hinged cover inset with a coin depicting Catherine II against a red guilloché enamel ground, with a diamond and sapphire set gold thumbpiece, marked inside cover and base
2½ in. (6.4 cm.) diameter
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For a similar box, see Sotheby's London, June 12, 2007, lot 434.
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