A Fabergé silver-gilt and enamel timepiece, workmaster Victor Aarne, St Petersburg, 1899-1903
250,000 - 350,000 GBP
bidding is closed
- silver, enamel, imitation ivory, seed pearls
formed as a six-pointed star, the surface enamelled in translucent canary yellow over sunburst engine-turning, seed pearl bezel and border, faux ivory back, silver scroll strut, struck with workmaster's initials and Fabergé in Cyrillic, 88 standard, scratched inventory number 14526
For other six pointed clocks and frames by Fabergé, please see Sotheby's London, 1 December 2005, lot 32; Sotheby's New York, Property from the Collections of Lily & Edmond J. Safra, 3 November 2005, lot 37; G. von Habsburg, Fabergé - Cartier, Munich, 2003, no.124, p.184; G. von Habsburg, Fabergé Revealed, New York, 2011, no.119, p.224; and K. Farrington, Fabergé, San Diego, 1999, p.109.