A Silver-Mounted Sandstone Match Holder
By Fabergé, workmaster's mark of Julius Rappoport, St. Petersburg, circa 1890
The cylindrical sandstone body with well for matches, the silver rim mount with Greek key decorated border set at intervals with rosettes, suspending chased floral garlands, the silver foot mount with conforming border, raised on toupie feet, marked on edges of mounts
4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm.) high
Sotheby's New York, October 22, 2002, Lot 350.