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A Fabergé Imperial four-colour gold and enamel frame, workmaster Johan Victor Aarne, St Petersburg, circa 1895
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A Fabergé Imperial four-colour gold and enamel frame, workmaster Johan Victor Aarne, St Petersburg, circa 1895
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A Fabergé Imperial four-colour gold and enamel frame, workmaster Johan Victor Aarne, St Petersburg, circa 1895
rounded rectangular form, the aperture within green translucent enamel on an engine-turned chevron ground, the white enamel striped border wrapped with vari-coloured gold flower sprays, ivory back, silver-gilt scroll strut, struck with workmaster's initials and Fabergé in Cyrillic, 56 and 88 standards, scratched inventory number 59808
height: 10.8cm, 4 1/4 in.
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Provenance

This object was a joint purchase by the Emperor Nicholas II and Empress Alexandra Feodorovna, the Emperor billed on 11 August 1898 for half the total purchase price of 225 roubles.

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