New York, Park Avenue
15 April 1997
A SILVER-GILT AND GUILLOCHÉ ENAMEL CARD CASE
marked Fabergé, workmaster August Hollming, St. Petersburg, 1908-1917, with scratched inventory number 17733, with later French import marks
Shallow rectangular with rounded corners, decorated overall with translucent pale green enamel over alternating bands engraved with laurel leaves or fleurs-de-lys with pale mauve stripes between, with spring-hinge and narrow curved thumbpieces, marked inside each cover, with import marks on one thumbpiece
3 1/8in. (7.7cm.) long
Purchased by the Maharajah of Bikanir from Fabergé's London branch in 1911 for £16. 10s.
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M.Y. Ghosn, Objets de Vertu par Fabergé, (Paris, 1996), no.14.
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