A FABERGÉ JEWELLED SILVER-TOPPED GOLD AND AMETHYST PENDANT BROOCH, MOSCOW, 1899-1908
Property from the Collection of Caroline P. Ireland
A FABERGÉ JEWELLED SILVER-TOPPED GOLD AND AMETHYST PENDANT BROOCH, MOSCOW, 1899-1908

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A FABERGÉ JEWELLED SILVER-TOPPED GOLD AND AMETHYST PENDANT BROOCH, MOSCOW, 1899-1908
A FABERGÉ JEWELLED SILVER-TOPPED GOLD AND AMETHYST PENDANT BROOCH, MOSCOW, 1899-1908
A FABERGÉ JEWELLED SILVER-TOPPED GOLD AND AMETHYST PENDANT BROOCH, MOSCOW, 1899-1908
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A FABERGÉ JEWELLED SILVER-TOPPED GOLD AND AMETHYST PENDANT BROOCH, MOSCOW, 1899-1908

Estimate:

8,000 - 12,000 GBP

Property from the Collection of Caroline P. Ireland

A FABERGÉ JEWELLED SILVER-TOPPED GOLD AND AMETHYST PENDANT BROOCH, MOSCOW, 1899-1908

A FABERGÉ JEWELLED SILVER-TOPPED GOLD AND AMETHYST PENDANT BROOCH, MOSCOW, 1899-1908

Estimate:

8,000 - 12,000 GBP

Lot sold:

30,000

GBP

Description

Property from the Collection of Caroline P. Ireland

A FABERGÉ JEWELLED SILVER-TOPPED GOLD AND AMETHYST PENDANT BROOCH, MOSCOW, 1899-1908


the heart-shaped amethyst surmounted in rose-cut diamonds and suspended from a diamond-set bow-topped chain, with removable pin, struck on the mount and pin with initials KF in Cyrillic, 56 standard, scratched inventory number 28904

height overall 6.3cm, 2⅜in.

Condition report

Overall in very good condition. No diamonds are missing. The central stone surface with only minor surface wear and a few minor scratches to the top right side.


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.

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Provenance

A La Vielle Russie, New York

Literature

Exhibition Catalogue, Fabergé: A Loan Exhibition for the benefit of The Cooper-Hewitt Museum, The Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Design, New York, A La Vieille Russie, 1983, p. 109 illustrated, no. 378 listed

Exhibition Catalogue, The art of the Goldsmith & the Jeweler: a Loan exhibition for the benefit of the Young Women's Christian Association of the City of New York, A La Vieille Russie, 1968, p. 109 illustrated, no. 282 listed

Exhibited

New York, A La Vieille Russie, The art of the Goldsmith & the Jeweler: a Loan exhibition for the benefit of the Young Women's Christian Association of the City of New York, 6 November- 23 November 1968, no. 282

New York, A La Vieille Russie, Fabergé: A Loan Exhibition for the benefit of The Cooper-Hewitt Museum, The Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Design, 22 April - 21 May 1983, no. 378