New York, Park Avenue
15 April 1997
A JEWELLED ENAMELLED GOLD-MOUNTED MOSS AGATE CHARKA
marked Fabergé, workmaster Michael Perchin, St. Petersburg, 1899-1908
The shaped hemispherical moss agate body mounted with two opaque white enamelled gold snakes, entwined to form the foot and handle, each head set with a cabochon ruby, marked on foot, in original velvet and silk-lined wooden box, the cover stamped in Russian 'Fabergé St Petersburg Moscow, Odessa' with Imperial warrant
2¾in. (7cm.) long
Miss Yznaga, sister of the Duchess of Manchester
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M.Y. Ghosn, Objets de Vertu par Fabergé, (Paris, 1996), no.68.
London, Belgrave Square, Exhibition of Russian Art, (1935), p.112, no.588M.
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