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A Fabergé gold and champlevé enamel thimble, workmaster Feodor Afanasiev, St. Petersburg, circa 1895
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A Fabergé gold and champlevé enamel thimble, workmaster Feodor Afanasiev, St. Petersburg, circa 1895
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A Fabergé gold and champlevé enamel thimble, workmaster Feodor Afanasiev, St. Petersburg, circa 1895
of traditional form, the upper half and top with hand-dimpled surface, the lower half with a Greek key design in turquoise blue champlevé reserving a rectangular cartouche engraved with initials, the interior with a partially obscured collection inventory mark or number in black, 56 standard, scratched inventory number 23993
height 1.8cm, 3/4 in.
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Provenance

A La Vieille Russie, New York
Sotheby's New York, 8 December 1992, lot 484.

Exhibited

'Fabergé, A Loan Exhibition for the Benefit of The Cooper-Hewitt Museum', New York, A La Vieille Russie, 22 April-21 May 1983, no. 375.

Catalogue Note

Illustrated: Fabergé, A Loan Exhibition for the Benefit of The Cooper-Hewitt Museum (New York, A La Vieille Russie, 1983), pp. 108-109, cat. no. 375.

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