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A Russian gold and transparent enamel Easter egg pendant and varicolor gold bracelet, St. Petersburg
Estimate
5,0007,000
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A Russian gold and transparent enamel Easter egg pendant and varicolor gold bracelet, St. Petersburg
Estimate
5,0007,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A Russian gold and transparent enamel Easter egg pendant and varicolor gold bracelet, St. Petersburg
the egg enameled steel grey over an engine-turned ground, engraved and set with the date 1901 and the Latin initials RF, maker's mark obscured, 56 standard; held on a varicolor gold bracelet with guard, unrecorded maker D.Ch., 56 standard, 1908-1917
height of egg pendant 5/8 in., 1.5 cm
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Provenance

Ex coll. Lansdell K. Christie (1903-1965)

Catalogue Note

The Latin initials RF probably stand for République Française; the egg was probably intended as a commemorative gift during the Imperial family's state visit to Dunkurque, Compiègne, Reims and Paris, France from September 18 to 21, 1901.

Important Russian Works of Art, European Silver, and Vertu

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