Lot 9
  • 9

A Fabergé carved hardstone crochet hook with jeweled gold and guilloché enamel mount, workmaster Henrik Wigström, St. Petersburg, 1903-1908

Estimate
12,000 - 15,000 USD
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Description

  • nephrite, enamel, diamonds; holly wood, silk, velvet (box)
of typical form, carved of nephrite, the collar enameled in translucent silver-white over wavy engine-turned ground within gold diamond-set bands, with ovoid terminal, struck with workmaster's initials, 56 standard, contained in fitted wood case

Catalogue Note

For a comparable crochet hook, see G. von Habsburg, Fabergé, NY, 1987, p. 157. A similar crochet hook with a red enamel collar is in the Royal Collection (see RCIN 14832).
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