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A FABERGÉ GOLD AND ENAMEL RED CROSS EGG PENDANT AND BROOCH, ST PETERSBURG, 1908-1917

Estimate:

3,000

to
- 5,000 GBP

Property of a private European lady

A FABERGÉ GOLD AND ENAMEL RED CROSS EGG PENDANT AND BROOCH, ST PETERSBURG, 1908-1917

A FABERGÉ GOLD AND ENAMEL RED CROSS EGG PENDANT AND BROOCH, ST PETERSBURG, 1908-1917

Estimate:

3,000

to
- 5,000 GBP

Property of a private European lady

A FABERGÉ GOLD AND ENAMEL RED CROSS EGG PENDANT AND BROOCH, ST PETERSBURG, 1908-1917


the pendant of translucent guilloché enamel on white ground centred with a red cross, struck on the loop with initials KF (Cyrillic), 56 standard, with an associated chain; the brooch with opaque white ground similarly applied with a red guilloché cross, struck on the pin with initials KF (Cyrillic), 56 standard

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length of brooch 4.5cm, 1¾in.

The brooch in excellent condition. The egg with two small areas of restoration, the largest approx. 3 by 1mm wide.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE.

For a comparable brooch, please see G. von Habsburg et. al., Fabergé: Imperial Craftsman and his World, London 2000, p. 259.