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A PAIR OF FABERGÉ JEWELLED AND GUILLOCHÉ ENAMEL HEART-SHAPED CUFFLINKS, WORKMASTER AUGUST HOLMSTRÖM, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1890

Estimate:

8,000 - 12,000 GBP

A PAIR OF FABERGÉ JEWELLED AND GUILLOCHÉ ENAMEL HEART-SHAPED CUFFLINKS, WORKMASTER AUGUST HOLMSTRÖM, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1890

A PAIR OF FABERGÉ JEWELLED AND GUILLOCHÉ ENAMEL HEART-SHAPED CUFFLINKS, WORKMASTER AUGUST HOLMSTRÖM, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1890

Estimate:

8,000 - 12,000 GBP

Lot sold:

20,000

GBP

A PAIR OF FABERGÉ JEWELLED AND GUILLOCHÉ ENAMEL HEART-SHAPED CUFFLINKS, WORKMASTER AUGUST HOLMSTRÖM, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1890


enamelled in translucent orange over hatched engine turning, with a border of rose-cut diamonds and each further centred with a rose-cut diamond, struck with workmaster's initials, 56 standard, scratched inventory number 57604

(2)

height 1.6cm, ⅝in.

The enamelled surfaces fluoresce under UV light, possibly due to the nature of the colour pigment in the enamel, or restoration or re-coating. Light surface wear, consistent with age and use.


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