A jewelled gold and hardstone scent bottle, probably Fabergé, workmaster Michael Perchin, St Petersburg, circa 1895
5,000 - 7,000 GBP
bidding is closed
- nephrite, gold, daimonds
- height 4.3cm, 1 5/8 in.
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
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).