Lot 35
  • 35

A Fabergé gem-set gold and guilloché enamel small photograph frame, Workmaster Johan Victor Aarne, St. Petersburg, circa 1895

Estimate
18,000 - 24,000 USD
Sold
21,250 USD
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Description

  • gold, diamonds, enamel, mammoth ivory (back), paper
of arch form, enameled strawberry red over a wavy guilloché ground and applied with diamond-set flowerheads and a gold swag, the oval aperture with a pearl-set bezel, containing a portrait of a Persian dignitary, possibly a Qajar Shah, surmounted by a gold ribbon knot, with mammoth ivory back and scrolling gilded silver strut, struck with workmaster's Cyrillic initials, Fabergé in Cyrillic and 88 standard, scratched inventory number 7572
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