A Fabergé silver model of a lizard, workmaster Julius Rappoport, St. Petersburg, 1904-1908
Estimate
7,0009,000
LOT SOLD. 18,750 USD (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)
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A Fabergé silver model of a lizard, workmaster Julius Rappoport, St. Petersburg, 1904-1908
Estimate
7,0009,000
LOT SOLD. 18,750 USD (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)
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A Fabergé silver model of a lizard, workmaster Julius Rappoport, St. Petersburg, 1904-1908
realistically cast and chased as a lizard in an alert position with head raised and curling tail, the wick serving as the tongue, the hinged head lifting to allow replacement of lighter fluid, struck with workmaster's initials, Fabergé in Cyrillic, 84 standard, Soviet control marks
width 5 1/8 in., 13 cm
2oz 4dwt, 68g
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Catalogue Note

For a similar design by Rappoport, see A la Vieille Russie, "Fabergé," no. 407 (New York, 1983). For comparison, see Christie's New York, 24 October 2002, lot 89.

Collections: Silver, Vertu, and Russian Works of Art

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