A Fabergé silver ashtray, Workmaster Julius Rappoport, St Petersburg, 1899-1904
20,000 - 25,000 GBP
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cast and chased as a stylised open-mouthed dolphin, struck with workmaster's initials and Fabergé in Cyrillic beneath the Imperial warrant, 88 standard, scratched inventory number 9023 or 9028
Christie's New York, 22-23 October 1984, lot 591
For an identical example, please see V. Skurlov and G. Smorodinova, Faberge i Russkiye pridvorniye uveliry, Moscow, 1992, no. 42.