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PROPERTY FROM A PRINCELY COLLECTION

The Trafalgar Egg,

An enamel, silver-gilt and parcel-gilt metal commemorative egg, Theo Faberge, Birmingham, 2005

Estimate
6,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 13,750 GBP
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PROPERTY FROM A PRINCELY COLLECTION

The Trafalgar Egg,

An enamel, silver-gilt and parcel-gilt metal commemorative egg, Theo Faberge, Birmingham, 2005

Estimate
6,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 13,750 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Of Royal and Noble Descent

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The Trafalgar Egg,

An enamel, silver-gilt and parcel-gilt metal commemorative egg, Theo Faberge, Birmingham, 2005

the upper section applied with reliefs of the Battle of Trafalgar and Nelson's Naval Medal on translucent blue enamel over chevron engine-turning, surmounted by a Russian Imperial crown set with a cabochon sapphire, the egg opening to reveal a parcel-gilt metal bust of Nelson, after Flaxman, the base applied with rope-festooned anchors, spreading foot, the base inscribed 'Theo Faberge / Sarah Faberge / No.12', in fitted case
Quantity: 2
18cm., 7 1/8 in. high
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Provenance

Commissioned by the Royal National Lifeboat Institution and City Livery Yacht Club from Théo Faberge

and sold Sotheby’s London, Trafalgar: Nelson and the Napoleonic Wars, 5 October 2005, lot 266
Where acquired by the owner.

Of Royal and Noble Descent

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