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A FABERGÉ VARICOLOURED GOLD AND SILVER LOCKET, WORKMASTER ERIK KOLLIN, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1890

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Estimate:

5,000 to - 7,000 GBP

A FABERGÉ VARICOLOURED GOLD AND SILVER LOCKET, WORKMASTER ERIK KOLLIN, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1890

A FABERGÉ VARICOLOURED GOLD AND SILVER LOCKET, WORKMASTER ERIK KOLLIN, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1890

Estimate:

5,000 to - 7,000 GBP

Lot sold:

6,250

GBP

A FABERGÉ VARICOLOURED GOLD AND SILVER LOCKET, WORKMASTER ERIK KOLLIN, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1890


in the shape of the Imperial Russian Horse Guards helmet, the hinged top opening to reveal two picture frame compartments, struck on the back and the loop with workmaster's initials, 56 standard

height 3.3cm, 1¼in.

In very good condition, with only 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.

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Hammer Galleries, New York

According to label, Hammer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures from the Winter Palace, Tsarskoye Selo and Other Royal Palaces, Lord & Taylor, New York and Chicago, 1933-1934

According to its label from the Russian Exhibition, this locket originally contained photographs of Emperor Nicholas II and Empress Alexandra Feodorovna and was from the playroom of Tsesarevich Alexei at Alexander Palace.


For a related pendant by Eric Kollin mounted with a model of the Imperial Russian Horse Guards helmet from The State Hermitage Museum, please see G. von Habsburg et. al., Fabergé: Imperial Craftsman and His World, London, 2000, p. 157, no. 310.