Lot 423
  • 423

A Fabergé silver-gilt and enamel timepiece, workmaster Michael Perchin, St Petersburg, 1895-1899

Estimate
70,000 - 90,000 GBP
Sold
87,500 GBP
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Description

  • silver, gold, enamel
circular, the surface enamelled in translucent strawberry red over concentric wavy engine-turning, the seed pearl bezel within radiating gold oak leaf sprays, chased leaf tip border, silver scroll strut, later faux ivory back, struck with workmaster's initials and Fabergé in Cyrillic, 88 standard, scratched inventory number 52723, struck number 5255, French control mark

Provenance

Possibly purchased by the current owner's mother from Wartski, London, in the 1930s, or acquired from her friend, Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna (1875-1960)
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