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A FABERGÉ VARICOLOURED GOLD-MOUNTED PALISANDER ETUI, WORKMASTER HJALMAR ARMFELDT, 1899-1908

Estimate:

6,000

to
- 8,000 GBP

Property from a Private Collection, Paris

A FABERGÉ VARICOLOURED GOLD-MOUNTED PALISANDER ETUI, WORKMASTER HJALMAR ARMFELDT, 1899-1908

A FABERGÉ VARICOLOURED GOLD-MOUNTED PALISANDER ETUI, WORKMASTER HJALMAR ARMFELDT, 1899-1908

Estimate:

6,000

to
- 8,000 GBP

Property from a Private Collection, Paris

A FABERGÉ VARICOLOURED GOLD-MOUNTED PALISANDER ETUI, WORKMASTER HJALMAR ARMFELDT, 1899-1908


the wooden body applied with intertwining green gold laurel wreath bands and pink gold openwork mounts, moonstone pushpiece, struck on the inside of the mount with the workmaster’s initials, Fabergé in Cyrillic, 56 standard

height 9.7cm, 3¾in.

Overall in very good condition.

With a few shallow cracks alongside the wood grain and surface wear, consistent with age. The cabochon pushpiece with a pinhead-sized pit. With later scratched inventory number 7005B UIKM.


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.

Christie's Geneva, 12 May 1981, lot 96