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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTION

A Fabergé two-colour gold, enamel and seed pearl frame, workmaster Henrik Wigström, St Petersburg, 1903
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655

PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTION

A Fabergé two-colour gold, enamel and seed pearl frame, workmaster Henrik Wigström, St Petersburg, 1903
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A Fabergé two-colour gold, enamel and seed pearl frame, workmaster Henrik Wigström, St Petersburg, 1903
rectangular, enamelled in translucent lime green over banded wavy engine-turning and painted with entwining foliate tendrils, husk-chased border, the aperture framed with seed pearls, gold scroll strut, ivory back, struck with workmaster's initials and Fabergé in Cyrillic, 56 standard, containing a miniature portrait on ivory of a small child, signed and dated W. Nicolson '02
height: 9.9cm, 3 7/8 in.
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Provenance

The family of the sitter

Thence by descent

Catalogue Note

The miniature portrait is of Princess Margerite Engalitcheff (1901-1976), the only daughter of Prince Paul Engalitcheff and his wife, Countess Daisy Steinbock Fermor.

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