Lot 205
  • 205

A jewelled gold and hardstone scent bottle, probably Fabergé, workmaster Michael Perchin, St Petersburg, circa 1895

Estimate
5,000 - 7,000 GBP
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Description

  • nephrite, gold, daimonds
in Rococo taste, carved of nephrite, the scroll cagework mounts set with rose-cut diamonds, the hinged lid with a later circular-cut diamond, associated gold-mounted cork stopper, apparently unmarked

Catalogue Note

Compare with the unmarked gold and bloodstone carnet in the Thyssen Collection, which belonged to Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna and is tentatively attributed to Perchin (illustrated, A. Somers Cocks and C. Truman, The Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection: Renaissance jewels, gold boxes and objects de vertu, London, 1984, pp. 308-9).
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