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PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF FRANCES H. JONES

A Fabergé Gold-Mounted Bowenite Small Cup, Workmaster Michael Perchin, St. Petersburg, circa 1890
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 40,625 USD
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105

PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF FRANCES H. JONES

A Fabergé Gold-Mounted Bowenite Small Cup, Workmaster Michael Perchin, St. Petersburg, circa 1890
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 40,625 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A Fabergé Gold-Mounted Bowenite Small Cup, Workmaster Michael Perchin, St. Petersburg, circa 1890
in the Rococo taste, the carved cylindrical bowenite cup mounted à cage with a series of floral swags hanging from finely chased scrolls, the handle similarly made of up a number of shell scrolls and a ridged thumbpiece
marked with workmaster's initials, Fabergé in Cyrillic, and 56 standard. Also with scratched inventory number 46336
Height 1 3/4 in.
4.5 cm
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Provenance

According to research by Tatiana Fabergé, Emperor Alexander III purchased this bowenite cup on July 31, 1893. We are grateful for her assistance in cataloging this lot.

Literature

For a bowenite beaker with very similar Rococo style gold mounts by Michael Perchin, see Géza von Hapsburg and Marina Lopato, Fabergé: Imperial Jeweler, London, 1993, p. 357, no. 251.

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