A FABERGÉ THREE-COLOUR GOLD AND GUILLOCHÉ ENAMEL PEN HOLDER, WORKMASTER ANNA RINGE, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1902
A FABERGÉ THREE-COLOUR GOLD AND GUILLOCHÉ ENAMEL PEN HOLDER, WORKMASTER ANNA RINGE, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1902

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A FABERGÉ THREE-COLOUR GOLD AND GUILLOCHÉ ENAMEL PEN HOLDER, WORKMASTER ANNA RINGE, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1902
A FABERGÉ THREE-COLOUR GOLD AND GUILLOCHÉ ENAMEL PEN HOLDER, WORKMASTER ANNA RINGE, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1902
A FABERGÉ THREE-COLOUR GOLD AND GUILLOCHÉ ENAMEL PEN HOLDER, WORKMASTER ANNA RINGE, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1902
A FABERGÉ THREE-COLOUR GOLD AND GUILLOCHÉ ENAMEL PEN HOLDER, WORKMASTER ANNA RINGE, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1902
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A FABERGÉ THREE-COLOUR GOLD AND GUILLOCHÉ ENAMEL PEN HOLDER, WORKMASTER ANNA RINGE, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1902

Estimate:

5,000 - 7,000 GBP

A FABERGÉ THREE-COLOUR GOLD AND GUILLOCHÉ ENAMEL PEN HOLDER, WORKMASTER ANNA RINGE, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1902

A FABERGÉ THREE-COLOUR GOLD AND GUILLOCHÉ ENAMEL PEN HOLDER, WORKMASTER ANNA RINGE, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1902

Estimate:

5,000 - 7,000 GBP

Lot sold:

7,500

GBP

Description

A FABERGÉ THREE-COLOUR GOLD AND GUILLOCHÉ ENAMEL PEN HOLDER, WORKMASTER ANNA RINGE, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1902


the tapering stem enamelled in translucent turquoise over banded engine-turned waves, reed mount and cone finial, struck on the mount with workmaster's initials, 56 standard, scratched inventory number 4926

length 8.4cm, 7¼in.

Condition report

In excellent condition, with only the most minor surface wear, consistent with age.


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.

Provenance

Purchased from the St Petersburg branch of Fabergé by Emperor Nicholas II in 1902 for 25 rubles.

Catalogue note

For a related two-colour gold pen holder of tapering form enamelled in vibrant orange, also by Anna Ringe, please see 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, p. 85, no. 250.


We are grateful to Svetlana Chestnykh for her assistance in researching the present lot.