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TWO JEWELLED GOLD AND ENAMEL EGG PENDANTS, ONE FABERGÉ, WORKMASTER VICTOR AARNE, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1890, THE OTHER MOSCOW, 1908-1917

Estimate:

5,000 - 7,000 GBP

Property of a Gentleman

TWO JEWELLED GOLD AND ENAMEL EGG PENDANTS, ONE FABERGÉ, WORKMASTER VICTOR AARNE, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1890, THE OTHER MOSCOW, 1908-1917

TWO JEWELLED GOLD AND ENAMEL EGG PENDANTS, ONE FABERGÉ, WORKMASTER VICTOR AARNE, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1890, THE OTHER MOSCOW, 1908-1917

Estimate:

5,000 - 7,000 GBP

Lot sold:

9,375

GBP

Property of a Gentleman

TWO JEWELLED GOLD AND ENAMEL EGG PENDANTS, ONE FABERGÉ, WORKMASTER VICTOR AARNE, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1890, THE OTHER MOSCOW, 1908-1917


the first enamelled in translucent deep royal blue, sectioned by gold and white enamelled bands, set with rose-cut diamonds, struck on the loop with workmaster's initials, 72 standard; the second of opaque ivory-coloured enamel with a diamond-set trellis work effect, struck on the loop with partial unidentified initial, 56 standard

(2)

height of largest 1.8cm, ¾in.

The blue egg in excellent condition. The white egg with some enamel restoration.


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.

The deep blue egg, Sotheby’s London, 21 November 1991, lot 493